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)

On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser.
- Cecil Beaton
(Keywords: London, Result)

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

In London, nobody comments on what you wear - they think that's not important to you or your state of well-being.
- Steven Berkoff
(Keywords: London, State)

On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London, where a new world seemed opened to me.
- Henry Bessemer
(Keywords: London, March, 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)

I had studied theater for three years in London when someone suggested me for the role.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: London, Theater, Years)

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)

An office boy in London was the lowest of the low. The office boy was the tea boy. He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all. I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
- George Carey
(Keywords: London, Office, Tea)

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)

Almost every one of my various zero numbered birthdays has had a big concert in London and often in Paris.
- Elliott Carter
(Keywords: London, Paris)

We did a remake of Lost in Space. Filmed it in London for four months.
- Lacey Chabert
(Keywords: London, Months, Space)

London is the clearing-house of the world.
- Joseph Chamberlain
(Keywords: London, World)

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)

There may be problems we still need to tease out, but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city.
- Sebastian Coe
(Keywords: London, May, Problems, Will)

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)

The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Keywords: London, Present, Sin)

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)

Sometimes I miss the spirit of London, but it's a very gray place.
- Claire Forlani
(Keywords: London, Spirit)

My parents are from Manchester but I was brought up in London, Camden Town.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: London, Parents)

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)

When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds.
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Keywords: London, Race, Will, World)

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)

To play today in London, next week in Madrid and the week after that in Warsaw is a bit better than playing Newark and Baltimore and Philadelphia. I've been doing that for 20 years.
- Norman Granz
(Keywords: London, Play, Today, Years)

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)



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