Bbc Quotes

"Taking your own life. Interesting expression. Taking it from whom? Once it's over, it'...

"Taking your own life. Interesting expression. Taking it from whom? Once it's over, it's not you who'll miss it. Your own death is something that happens to everybody else. Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it." - Sherlock Holmes, BBC, The lying detective
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โ€œWithout question, โ€˜I complain in the strongest possible terms...

โ€œWithout question, โ€˜I complain in the strongest possible termsโ€™, is different from, โ€˜I complain in the strongest possible terms and I am loading my AK47 as I write.'โ€ -Mark Thompson of The BBC
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โ€œBetter to serve a good...

โ€œBetter to serve a good man than rule with an evil one.โ€ - Merlin(BBC series)
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"[French cuisine] is not honest food. Everything's c...

"[French cuisine] is not honest food. Everything's covered in sauces. Who knows what's underneath?" -Duchess of Buccleuch, "Victoria" season 2 episode 5 (BBC)(2017)
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On average, we live for 13.5 ...

On average, we live for 13.5 years longer than our great-grandparents growing up in 1910.โ€”BBC
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"The formula - a macho, wise-cracking, stunt-filled show, fronted by by three ageing men w...

"The formula - a macho, wise-cracking, stunt-filled show, fronted by by three ageing men with questionable taste in denim and a proclivity for infantile jokes - seems to float effortlessly across barriers of language, culture, and social class." -- BBC Magazine (re. Top Gear)
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[Quote search] "The easiest people to rob of their ...

[Quote search] "The easiest people to rob of their culture are those who don't know they have one" (or similar) Discussed on BBC Radio 2 earlier, Google useless.
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