Quotations on London

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I do some concerts. At the moment, I'm being helped a lot by a gig I play in London, which is Pizza Express.
- Mose Allison
(Keywords: Being, London, Play)

It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
- John Amery
(Keywords: Thought, People, Acting, England, London, Russia)

I've been doing nineteen hours a day on London, nothing else, I mean this has been my whole life, and writing has been put on one side, and if I'm privileged enough to be the Mayor of this city, then I will not write again.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Life, Day, London, Nothing, Will, Writing)

I go to London, my favourite city in the world, and I feel at home.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Home, London, World)

I used to have a list of things from my school buddies of what kind of art material they wanted. I'd go up to the West End of London and spend the whole day knocking stuff off.
- Ronald Biggs
(Keywords: Art, Day, End, London, School)

The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London.
- James W. Black
(Keywords: Opportunity, Chance, College, Independence, London, Research)

I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I'd love to do theater.
- Brenda Blethyn
(Keywords: Love, Lies, London, Secrets, Theater)

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe, the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds; and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh
(Keywords: Quality, London, Wine)

I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Autumn, England, London, Spring, Summer)

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as more recent attacks in Madrid, Spain, and London, England, showed in a very tragic way just how vulnerable many areas of the world are to these sorts of actions.
- Jo Bonner
(Keywords: Actions, England, London, Spain, World)

In that sense, I became politicized because the people in the coal mining villages who were involved in the struggle knew why they were there. But they couldn't understand why some pop star from London would want to be there.
- Billy Bragg
(Keywords: People, London, Sense, Struggle, Want)

I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman
(Keywords: Home, Mother, London, Now, Right, Spain)

I've enjoyed it, I have seen it once at the premiere in London and it was very nice to be invited there. But I do want to see it again now. I want to sit and watch it as a fan rather than being there at the premiere with all the lights and such.
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Keywords: Being, London, Now, Want)

I loved living in London, and I didn't want to leave.
- Delta Burke
(Keywords: Living, London, Want)

I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London.
- Leslie Caron
(Keywords: Hollywood, London, Paris, Theater)

One of the special characteristics of New York is that it is different from a London or a Paris because it's the financial capital, and the cultural capital, but not the political capital.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: Financial, London, Paris)

They never were planning to be here. All my family are going to London because they wanted to go to the big one. There was never any showdown - there wouldn't be.
- Charlotte Church
(Keywords: Family, London, Planning)

However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws. I do not believe that the recent London bombs were the result of any deficiencies in our legal system.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Legal, Bombs, Laws, London, Result)

The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London.
- Sebastian Coe
(Keywords: Dreams, Athletes, Games, London, Will)

The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail.
- Phil Collins
(Keywords: Day, Detail, London, Project)

Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
- Marie Corelli
(Keywords: Fancy, Listening, London, Open, Summer, Thrushes)

I think now, more than anytime I can remember, bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American, from Manchester or London... or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: American, English, Irish, London, Now, Pretty)

Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other, but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Music, London, Pride)

When Blur first started and we were playing Manchester the Hacienda was the place to go. That was where a lot of exciting stuff was happening and London was pretty dead.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: First, London, Pretty)

I'm an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me.
- Julie Delpy
(Keywords: Love, Living, London, Paris)

I studied for my degree in London and consequently ended up spending five years away from Cornwall. I deliberately moved away from the coast to experience a different way of life.
- John Dyer
(Keywords: Experience, Life, London, Years)

I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Keywords: Music, Work, Actor, London, School, Study, Theater, Theatre, Youth)

I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful.
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Keywords: Time, Being, London, Years)

I was in London. It's a long way to go for a very long party, sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink. It's a waste of time.
- Albert Finney
(Keywords: Time, London, Party, Waste)

I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.
- Albert Finney
(Keywords: Film, London, Tennis)

I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
- Colin Firth
(Keywords: England, Intentions, Living, London, Reason)

We knew we did not want to record at Impulse Studios again, after the experience of recording in a 'real' studio in London for the Radio One session we did.
- John Gallagher
(Keywords: Experience, London, Want)

This is what I wanted. They tell me that London is the best field in history. I wanted to be part of that. Because everyone will be there it will be a wonderful challenge for me. You can see the best runners, how they look, how they run. For me to beat the best is what counts.
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Keywords: History, Challenge, London, Will)

Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training.
- Fay Godwin
(Keywords: Mother, Father, American, Artist, Children, Germany, London, Photography, Schools, Training, World)

Well I grew up in England, and I was in the London police.
- Tony Greig
(Keywords: England, London, Police)

Like many Americans my thoughts and prayers are with the people of London. My deepest sympathies are extended to those who lost a loved one in the recent terror attacks.
- Doc Hastings
(Keywords: People, Thoughts, Americans, London, Terror)

After school I moved to London to get involved in music. I took the whole thing very seriously.
- Dan Hawkins
(Keywords: Music, London, School)

Most people live in the city and go to the country at the weekend, and that's posh and aristocratic, but actually to live in the country and come to London when you can't take it any more is different.
- Damien Hirst
(Keywords: People, Country, London, Weekend)

The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce.
- Tobe Hooper
(Keywords: Living, London, Production)

Well, I'm half Australian, half English and I live in London. That is the only reason I came upon this story. My Australian mother, Meredith Hooper, was invited in late 2007 by some Australian friends to make up a token Australian audience in a tiny fringe theater play reading of an unproduced, unrehearsed play called 'The King's Speech.'
- Tom Hooper
(Keywords: Mother, English, Friends, London, Play, Reading, Reason, Speech, Theater)

I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending.
- Tom Hooper
(Keywords: Funny, Audiences, Ending, Fact, Film, Laughter, London, Speech)

I used all diligence to arrive at London and therefore I now gave my crew a certificate under my hand, of my free and willing return, without persuasion or force by any one or more of them.
- Henry Hudson
(Keywords: Diligence, Force, London, Now, Persuasion)

Americans are immensely popular in Paris; and this is not due solely to the fact that they spend lots of money there, for they spend just as much or more in London, and in the latter city they are merely tolerated because they do spend.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: Money, Americans, Fact, London, Paris, Popular)

When we arrived in London, my sadness at leaving Paris was turned into despair. After my long stay in the French capital, huge, ponderous, massive London seemed to me as ugly a thing as man could contrive to make.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: Despair, London, Man, Paris, Sadness, Ugly)

I thought of Paris as a beauty spot on the face of the earth, and of London as a big freckle.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: Beauty, Thought, Earth, London, Paris)

You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Life, London, Man)

By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Life, London, World)

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Life, London, Man)

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
- James Keller
(Keywords: Adversity, Impatience, London, Sentiment, Spirits, Years)

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
- Charles Kingsley
(Keywords: Bible, Gentleman, London, May)



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