Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 93
Love I Love

I love English football.

- Alexandre Pato

Football Lot

I follow English football a lot and Ancelotti.

- Alexandre Pato

Learned Since

Since I learned English, I've become a motormouth!

- Ana Beatriz Barros

Want Head

Come English Settlement, I had it in my head that I didn't want to tour.

- Andy Partridge

Tea Indoors

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.

- Alice Walker

Music Folk Music

There's not that much English folk music that is really that appealing.

- Alison Goldfrapp

Education Never

I never had much education in English poetry as such.

- Anne Carson

Love Happiness

There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.

- Anthony Trollope

Find Like

Find a priest who understands English and doesn't look like Rasputin.

- Aristotle Onassis

Saying Ask

I hear what they're saying. I ask my English tutor, 'What is this word 'tinkerer?''

- Claudio Ranieri

Afraid Basically

I'm basically a writer of ideas, and the English aren't interested in ideas. The English, I'm afraid, are totally brainless.

- Colin Wilson

Know Sure

Sure, I know that I cannot speak in proper English. I know that I can't sing in proper English. I don't care.

- Concha Buika

Me Remembered

I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me, and songs that I learned for the recordings. But, then I learned to speak Italian. When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day. She wouldn't let me speak a word of English.

- Connie Francis

Speak Up

I speak French, and I grew up with French, so my English is Franglais.

- Corneille Ewango

Country Emotion

I'm not a monarchist. But I'm English. And I have an irrational emotion for my country.

- Damon Albarn

Started Songwriter

I'm English, and I started off as a songwriter, so I can't really escape that - it's there.

- Damon Albarn

Lived England

I have an English family and I've lived in England for years.

- Daryl Hall

Accents How

Those English and Scottish know how to do accents.

- Joey McIntyre

Would Paisley

If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.

- John Hume

Natural Wellington

If Wellington epitomizes the English gentleman, Eisenhower epitomizes the natural American gentleman.

- John Keegan

Writing Kind

Fantastic writing in English is kind of disreputable, but fantastic writing in translation is the summit.

- Jonathan Lethem

Serious About

I hate the way the English have of not being serious about being serious, I really hate it.

- Julian Barnes

Received Uniquely

It's received wisdom that the English are uniquely child-unfriendly.

- Julie Burchill

Ear Because

My English is good because I have a good ear.

- Barbara Sukowa

Strength Bulldog

I have both English bulldog determination and Bengal tiger strength.

- Bikram Choudhury

Spell Things

One of the drawbacks of English is you can't spell things by hearing them.

- Bill Nye

Over Over It

When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

- Billy Sunday

Football Other

English football is really different to football in other countries.

- Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Professor Dad

My dad was an English professor.

- Blake Lively

Me Perform

It's hard for me to perform in English.

- Hiroyuki Sanada

Only Read

I look for poetry in English because it's the only language I read.

- Jack Prelutsky

Phrase Least

My least favorite phrase in the English language is 'I don't care.'

- James Caan

Thought Things

When I was living in China, I learned to make things hyper-explicit because often they were being read by people whose command of English kept them from picking up what I thought were obvious signals.

- James Fallows

Joy Find

The conventionality of the English is something I find unattractive - the whole lack of joy in the physical.

- Denholm Elliott

Special Itself

The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.

- Derek Walcott

Love Also

I was also in love with the English language.

- Dick Schaap

Like Parks

I like English parks.

- Jean Nouvel


I was an English major.

- Jenna Bush

Ideas Die

The English approach to ideas is not to kill them, but to let them die of neglect.

- Jeremy Paxman

Nation Honest

The English are crooked as a nation and honest as individuals. The contrary is true of the French, who are honest as a nation and crooked as individuals.

- Edmond de Goncourt

Punishment Abroad

The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment.

- Edward Bond

Music White

English music is white - it evades everything.

- Edward Elgar

Same Using

One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb.

- Edward Sapir

Oak Beneath

You stand beneath the arthritic boughs of any English oak, and you survey a thousand tales.

- Jim Crace

Always Being

Being English, I always laugh at anything to do with the lavatory or bottoms.

- Elizabeth Hurley

Flowers Country

My favourite flowers are English country roses - I had a bouquet of them for my wedding.

- Kate Moss

Speak Barely

I barely speak English.

- Eric Ripert

Go Very

Oh that's very English, that's probably why. They just go 'LOL' in America.

- Kelly Osbourne

Use Established

The use of food metaphors is really well established English... Somebody is a peach, a hot tamale.

- Erin McKean

Writing How

What I'm interested in is how people are reading and writing English.

- Erin McKean

Spanish Worlds

I speak English without an accent, and I speak Spanish without an accent. I really do have the best of both worlds.

- Eva Mendes

Words Bidding

Those are the two best words in English, 'Bidding' and 'war'.

- Evan Daugherty

Hardest Portion

The hardest portion of English, I must say it: Idioms.

- Flula Borg

Always Feel

People are always saying, English, English, English rose, and I just feel so completely different.

- Kristin Scott Thomas

Tea Bread

When it comes to cakes and puddings, savouries, bread and tea cakes, the English cannot be surpassed.

- Laurie Colwin

Student Terrible

I was a terrible English student.

- Leon Uris

Manhattan Movie

I'm English, and my favorite movie is 'Manhattan.'

- Mickey Sumner

Think Australian

Often, Americans think any northern English accent is Australian.

- Ryan Cartwright

Music Listening

I grew up listening to English music.

- Ryan Tedder

Literature Systems

Nineteenth-century English literature I know; 19th-century sewage systems, not so much.

- Glen Duncan

Furniture Like

I like everything to be dependable, heavy, English furniture.

- Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Own My Own

I know my own heart to be entirely English.

- Princess Anne

College Major

I was an English major in college!

- Maggie Siff

Love Shortage

When it comes to love, the English language bears no shortage of cliches.

- Sarah MacLean

Hit Intended

The English had hit upon a splendid joke. They intended to catch me or to bring me down.

- Manfred von Richthofen

Emotions Very

I'm very English, and we don't talk about emotions publicly.

- Marcus Mumford

Difficult Take

Usually, English personalities are difficult; they don't take criticism easily.

- Natalia Makarova

Language Hardest

'No' is the second shortest word in the English language, but one of the hardest to say.

- Raymond Arroyo

Pittsburgh Came

I didn't speak English until I came to Pittsburgh.

- Mario Lemieux

Proud Here

My heritage is English, so I'm proud to be back here.

- Nicholas Lea

Happiest Cried

I was the happiest in English class, and algebra was where I cried.

- Shelley Hennig

Walls Need

Building walls is entirely sensible. We don't need to do it. We have got the English Channel.

- Nigel Farage

Kid Count

Three English bulldogs count for one kid.

- Troy Polamalu

NHS Closest Thing

The NHS is the closest thing the English have to a religion.

- Nigel Lawson

Had Neither

Neither of my parents had English as a first language.

- Maryanne Trump Barry

Love How

How the English love playing at being naughty boys!

- Robert Gottlieb

Liking Obligation

We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.

- P. D. James

Crazy Touch

Marmite is my little English touch, and I'm crazy for chutneys.

- Stephen Moyer

Never Album

I've never really had the urge to make an English album.

- Wang Leehom

Culture White

So many white kids, English kids - we had no culture.

- Robert Plant

Country Figures

I visit English country churchyards where historical figures are buried.

- Robin Gibb

Divinity Could

The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French.

- Wilfrid Laurier

Speak Creole

I speak Italian, French, Creole and English.

- Meta Golding


Well, I'm English.

- Roger Michell

Like Really

I really like acting in English.

- Romain Duris

Sometimes Find

An English summer's day is wonderful, but sometimes you have to look hard to find one!

- Romain Grosjean

Literature Degree

My master's degree was in English literature.

- Sylvia Browne

Love Press

The English press, are so nosy, and the English seem to love that eavesdropping.

- Michael Hutchence

Want Roles

I want to have roles in English.

- Paz Vega

Sociology Beat

That's what hip-hop is: It's sociology and English put to a beat, you know.

- Talib Kweli

Culture Highly

English culture is highly literary-based.

- Peter Greenaway

Always Over

For over ten years I always had, but I don't speak English.

- Zhang Yimou

Language First

English is not my first language.

- Zhu Zhu