But to understand English is one thing; to understand an Englishman who talks is another. - Aleister Crowley
Report writing, like motor-car driving and love-making, is one of those activities which almost every Englishman thinks he can do well without instruction. The results are of course usually abominable.
He was born an Englishman and remained one for years. - Brendan Behan
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable. - George Bernard Shaw
It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him. - George Bernard Shaw
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before. - Mark Twain
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
The manager swiftly overtook him, sliding effortlessly past the skinny Englishman, with the practiced ease of someone used to slinking around ailing, despotic monarchs. - Tom Vater