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A-Z index list of favourite quotes

[A] Ambrose Bierce was a well known satirist and firm favourite. Arthur Wing Pinero was an English dramatist.

[B] Basil Fawlty was a favourite character with comedy lovers in Fawlty Towers. Beatrix Potter was a famous author of children's books.

[C] C Day-Lewis quotes have been enjoyed by many. Carl Linnaeus planted many seeds.

[D] David Brent was the comic creation of Ricky Gervais in The Office, whilst Dennis Rodman star of Big Brother was more known for his basketball career.

[E] Edward Hopper and his art remain popular to this day. Do you like English Sayings?

[F] Fats Domino - is a favourite singer with a funky name. Friedrich Nietzche thought that women were God's second mistake.

[G] Gary Kasparov took chess to new levels and was dominant for many years. George Michael remains a popular musician and singer.

[H] Henry VIII is famous for the Church of England, be-headings, and founding Trinity College Cambridge. Hugh Hefner didn't behead his lovers as the Playboy creator.

[I] Ivan Turgenev is a favourite Russian author who had real insight into human nature. Iain Banks is a favourite author of many.

[J] Jasper Carrott is a popular British comedian. Joseph Conrad is a novelist.

[K] Karl Popper was a philosopher who liked a bit of falsification. Kelly Osbourne is daughter of Ozzy and has a pop career of her own.

[L] Laurence Olivier was the favourite actor of many people. Leonard Nimoy only understood logic as the Spock actor.

[M] Remember Mother Teresa was an inspirational Albanian Catholic nun. M C Hammer said that you just can't touch this.

[N] Nicolas Copernicus had a passion for astronomy and the solar system. Nick Park has a similarly painstaking job as an animator - think Wallace and Grommit.

[O] Orson Welles is a well known actor and writer; speaking of actors, there's also Omar Sherif.

[P] Pope John Paul II was the third longest serving Pope of all time. On a different note, PG Wodehouse was a British humourist.

[Q] Quintilian was a Roman rhetorician - try saying that out loud! It's easier to say Queen Juliana of the Netherlands.

[R] Richard Dawkins isn't the favourite of creationists, with his virus about viruses of the mind. Ray Bradbury is a science fiction author for whom things reached an uncomfortable temperature.

[S] Saint Thomas Aquinas and his philosophy remain a favourite of many. Sir Walter Ralegh was an English explorer and courtier.

[T] Thomas Moore was a popular Irish musician and songwriter, whilst Tommy Cooper was a favourite comedian of many.

[U] Ursula Le Guin is said to have inspired a lot of the Harry Potter novels. Another novelist is Umberto Eco

[V] Vince Lombardi was a favourite of the US American Football fan, whilst singing fans might be a fan of Val Doonican.

[W] William Whewell was an English philosopher and scientist, whilst W H Auden was an English poet and dramatist.

[X] Xenocrates was a well known Greek philosopher, Xu Zhimo a Chinese poet.

[Y] Yoda is a favourite star wars character and hero of many! Yves Saint Laurent could have used the force to give Yoda a makeover.

[Z] Zadie Smith is an author with very White Teeth! Zara Phillips, however, is a minor royal.

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