Facts about George Mikes

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George Mikes was a famous Writer from United Kingdom, who lived between February 15, 1912 and 1987.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 7 quotes who is written / told by George.

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Famous quotes by George Mikes (7)


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"When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain, sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles, - but never England"
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"In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them"
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"On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners"
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"Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars"
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"The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count"
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"Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game"
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"An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one"


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