Thursday, October 10, 2013

8 Amusing British Quotes About America

"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." - Winston Churchill

"It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common." - Stephen Fry

"I do feel more myself in America. I can regress there, and they have roller coaster parks." - Alan Rickman

"It was decided almost two hundred years ago that English should be the language spoken in the United States. It is not known, however, why this decision has not been carried out." - George Mikes

"America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair." - Arnold Joseph Toynbee

"I've got nothing against any individual American, except that there aren't any. They're always Irish-American, African-American... There's never an American-American you can blame." - Simon Munnery

"How do you find America?"
"Turn left at Greenland. - Ringo Starr John Lennon

I think in our desire to create a better America, we have to have civilized debate in this country and not just yelling. - Craig Ferguson

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vp said...

Unfortunately, there's no evidence that Churchill ever said that.

Anonymous said...

Also, Churchill himself was one half American (his mother was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY).

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