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I feel more Irish than English. I feel freer than British, more visceral, with a love of language. Shot through with fire in some way. That's why I resist being appropriated as the current repository of Shakespeare on the planet. That would mean I'm part of the English cultural elite, and I am utterly ill-fitted to be.


Kenneth Branagh


#appropriated #being #british #cultural #current

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious battle with British Airways... It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.


Richard Branson


#airways #always #battle #british #competitive

I think Bond the character is distinct: He's British, he has a certain code that he lives by, he's incorruptible... he's a classical hero, but he's also fallible. He has inner demons, inner conflicts, and he's a romantic.


Barbara Broccoli


#bond #british #certain #character #classical

I never worked with a dialogue coach before, but I'd hate it if an American did a British accent and didn't do it well. It would be insulting.


Tracey Ullman


#american #before #british #coach #dialogue

My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.


Tracey Ullman


#character #character actors #great #influences #peter

The west has a great deal to answer for in the Middle East, from Britain's belated empire-building after the First World War to the US and British policy that condemns modern Iraq to the material and social squalor of a half-century ago.


James Buchan


#ago #answer #belated #britain #british

In the last 15 or 20 years, I've watched the British press simply go to hell. There seems to be no limit, no depths to which the tabloids won't sink. I don't know who these people are but they're little pigs.


John le Carre


#british press #depths #go #go to hell #hell

At the British Open, I had my opportunities, but the ball just didn't want to go in the hole on the back nine.


Fuzzy Zoeller


#ball #british #british open #go #had

In my job I meet many outstanding, world class, British based companies. But we need more companies and more jobs in the companies we have.


Vince Cable


#british #class #companies #i #job

We do recognise that there are areas where the current financial services market, the banking market, just isn't working for chunks of the British economy.


Vince Cable


#banking #british #chunks #current #economy






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