Quotes by Welsh authors

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Small: And in that I cannot send unto you all my businesses in writing, I despatch these present bearers fully inform
Owen Glendower
"And in that I cannot send unto you all my businesses in writing, I despatch these present bearers fully informed in all things, to whom it may please you to give faith and credence in what they shall say unto you by word of mouth"
Owen Glendower, Royalty
Small: What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in
David Lloyd George
"What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: Diplomats were invented simply to waste time
David Lloyd George
"Diplomats were invented simply to waste time"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats. These people adore being ignored
"People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats. These people adore being ignored"
Henry Morgan, Criminal
Small: I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form
"I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form"
Taliesin, Poet
Small: An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman
"An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman"
Richard Burton, Actor
Small: Nature hath given not only to the highest, but also to the inferior, classes of the people of this nation, a b
"Nature hath given not only to the highest, but also to the inferior, classes of the people of this nation, a boldness and confidence in speaking and answering, even in the presence of their princes and chieftains"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds ar
"Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opport
"From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: These people being of a sharp and acute intellect, and gifted with a rich and powerful understanding, excel in
"These people being of a sharp and acute intellect, and gifted with a rich and powerful understanding, excel in whatever studies they pursue, and are more quick and cunning than the other inhabitants of a western clime"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm, Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world
"I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm, Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world"
Taliesin, Poet
Small: Fabulous place, Dublin is. The trouble is, you work hard and in Dublin you play hard as well
"Fabulous place, Dublin is. The trouble is, you work hard and in Dublin you play hard as well"
Bonnie Tyler, Musician
Small: An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object o
"An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible"
Henry Morton Stanley, Explorer
Small: Nothing uniquely bad has happened to me in my personal life, but all the regular little bad things have accumu
"Nothing uniquely bad has happened to me in my personal life, but all the regular little bad things have accumulated to make me a neurotic person. And these adventures are my way of trying to make sense of that"
Jon Ronson, Journalist
Small: Love-making is an art which must be studied
"Love-making is an art which must be studied"
Ivor Novello, Musician
Small: Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future
"Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future"
Aneurin Bevan, Politician
Small: Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune
Owen Glendower
"Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune"
Owen Glendower, Royalty
Small: Most redoubted lord and right sovereign cousin, may the Almighty Lord have you in his keeping
Owen Glendower
"Most redoubted lord and right sovereign cousin, may the Almighty Lord have you in his keeping"
Owen Glendower, Royalty
Small: The finest eloquence is that which gets things done
David Lloyd George
"The finest eloquence is that which gets things done"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation
David Lloyd George
"With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred it is a habit to be acquired
David Lloyd George
"Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps
David Lloyd George
"The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men
David Lloyd George
"Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul
David Lloyd George
"He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: Dont be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You cant cross a chasm in two small jumps
David Lloyd George
"Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: A politician is a person with whose politics you dont agree if you agree with him hes a statesman
David Lloyd George
"A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Pira
David Lloyd George
"What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: We are muddled into war
David Lloyd George
"We are muddled into war"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: A young man who isnt a socialist hasnt got a heart an old man who is a socialist hasnt got a head
David Lloyd George
"A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks
David Lloyd George
"There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: Liberty has restraints but no frontiers
David Lloyd George
"Liberty has restraints but no frontiers"
David Lloyd George, Statesman
Small: The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthian
"The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthians, cover their heads with a large white veil, folded together in the form of a crown"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come t
"Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this divi
"Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Since, therefore, no man is born without faults, and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least, let t
"Since, therefore, no man is born without faults, and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least, let the wise man consider everything human as connected with himself; for in worldly affairs there is no perfect happiness under heaven"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues as the report of good qualities is delightful to
"Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all and they consider liberality and hosp
"No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed, dares attack an armed foe the infantry defy the cavalry, an
"It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed, dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry, and by their activity and courage generally prove victors"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Happy and fortunate indeed would this nation be, nay, completely blessed, if it had good prelates and pastors,
"Happy and fortunate indeed would this nation be, nay, completely blessed, if it had good prelates and pastors, and but one prince, and that prince a good one"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he cant help himself
"A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can't help himself"
Henry Morgan, Criminal
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