English authors

Author (number of quotes)Description
A
Adams, Douglas (25)English author
Addison, Joseph (6)English author
Amis, Martin (1)British novelist
Anthony, Piers (1)full name Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob, English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres
Arnold, Matthew (2)English poet
Ashton, Kevin (2)British technology pioneer
Austen, Jane (15)English author
B
Babbage, Charles (2)English mathematician, philosopher, inventor
Bacon, Francis (18)English philosopher, statesman
Bacon, Roger (2)English philosopher
Bagehot, Walter (2)English businessman, author and journalist
Bagnold, Enid (1)British author
Banksy (1)English-based graffiti artist
Baxter, Beverly (1)Canadian-English journalist
Beerbohm, Max (1)English essayist, parodist
Belloc, Hilaire (1)French-born English poet
Bennett, Alan (2)British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author
Benson, Edward Frederic (1)English novelist, biographer and short story writer
Berger, John (1)English art critic, novelist
Betjeman, John (1)English author and poet
Binmore, Ken (1)British mathematician and economist
Blake, William (6)English poet and painter
Bon, Simon Le (1)English musician
Bowie, David (3)English musician, actor and producer
Bragg, William Henry (1)English physicist and chemist
Brogan, Denis William (1)English author and historian
Bronowski, Jacob (2)English mathematician, biologist
Bronte, Charlotte (6)English author
Brooks, Michael (1)English author
Browne, Thomas (2)English author
Browning, Robert (3)English poet
Burton, Robert (1)English scientist and clegyman
Butler, Samuel (6)English author
C
Carroll, Lewis (6)pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, English author and poet
Cecil, William (1)English statesman
Chaplin, Charlie (5)English actor, director
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith (2)English author
Christie, Agatha (17)English author
Churchill, Winston (12)English politician, author
Clarke, Arthur Charles (6)English author
Cleese, John Marwood (1)English comedian, author and producer
Clifford, William Kingdon (1)English mathematician and philosopher
Collins, John Churton (1)English literary critic
Colton, Charles Caleb (6)English clegyman, author
Conrad, Joseph (2)Polish-born English author
Cowper, William (1)English poet
Crowley, Aleister (2)English-born occultist, author
D
Dalberg-Acton, John (1)English historian, politician, and writer
Darwin, Charles (9)English scientist
Dawkins, Richard (24)British evolutionary biologist and author
Devlin, Keith (3)British writer, mathematician
Dickens, Charles (13)English author
Dirac, Paul (3)English physicist
Disraeli, Benjamin (9)English author and politician
Donne, John (1)English poet
Douglas, Norman (1)English author
Downham, Jenny (1)British novelist
Dryden, John (4)English author, poet
Durrell, Gerald (4)English zoologist and author
E
Eliot, George (7)English author
Ellis, Henry Havelock (3)English psychologist and author
Ertz, Susan (1)English author
F
Faraday, Michael (1)English physicist and chemist
Fforde, Jasper (2)British novelist
Fowles, John (1)English author
Fry, Stephen (2)English comedian, author and actor
G
Gaiman, Neil (39)English author and poet
Gladwell, Malcolm (4)English-born Canadian journalist, author, and speaker
Gledhill, Ruth (1)English journalist
Golding, William (3)English author and poet
Graham, Paul (1)English essayist and programmer
Greene, Graham (1)English author
H
Haddon, Mark (1)English novelist and poet
Harris, Joanne (8)English author
Harrison, George (1)English musician, singer and songwriter, the lead guitarist of the Beatles
Hawking, Stephen (10)English physicist
Hayek, Friedrich (13)British economist and philosopher
Heber, Reginald (1)English bishop
Hepburn, Audrey (5)English–Dutch-born American-English actress
Hitchens, Christopher (4)British American author and journalist
Hornby, Nick (4)English author
Horowitz, Anthony (1)English author
I
Iyer, Pico (2)full name Siddharth Pico Raghavan Iyer, British-born essayist and novelist of Indian origin
J
James, E. L. (1)English author
James, Henry (2)American-born English author
Jerome, Jerome K. (1)English writer and humorist
Johnson, Samuel (8)English author and poet
Jowett, Benjamin (1)English theologian
K
Keats, John (2)English poet
Keynes, John Maynard (2)English mathematician, economist
Kingsley, Charles (1)English author and historian
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard (3)English author and poet
L
Larson, Doug (1)English runner
Lawrence, D. H. (8)full name David Herbert Richards Lawrence, English author, poet, literary critic and painter
Lawrence, Mark (1)American and British novelist
Lennon, John (8)English musician and singer-songwriter, one of the founding members of The Beatles
Locke, John (2)English philosopher, doctor, politician
Lovelace, Richard (1)English poet
M
Macaulay, Thomas Babington (2)English politician and author
Macmillan, Maurice Harold (1)English politician
Marshall, Peter (2)English author
Maugham, William Somerset (3)English author
McEwan, Ian (1)English author
Medawar, Peter (1)Brazilian-English biologist
Mercury, Freddie (1)English musician, singer of the Queen
Michael, George (1)stage name of Georgios-Kyriacos Panayiotou, Greek -born English singer
Milton, John (3)English poet, politician
Montagu, Elizabeth (1)English-born author
Morris, William (1)English artist, writer
N
Newman, John Henry (1)English-born priest
Newton, Isaac (2)English physicist and mathematician
Nicholls, David (3)English author
Nizer, Louis (1)English-born American lawyer and author
O
Orwell, George (16)English author, criticist, journalist
P
Page, Jimmy (1)English musician, composer
Paine, Thomas (6)English-American author and politician
Parker, Gilbert (1)Canadian-born English author and politician
Parkinson, Cyril Northcote (1)English historian
Pattinson, Robert (1)English-born actor, modell, musician
Pinero, Arthur Wing (1)English actor, author and director
Pinter, Harold (1)English screenwriter, director and actor
Pope, Alexander (3)English poet
Pratchett, Terry (42)English author
R
Rathbone, Basil (1)South Africa-born English actor
Rees, Martin (2)British cosmologist and astrophysicist
Rickman, Alan (2)English actor
Ridley, Matt (1)English journalist, author, businessman
Rossetti, Christina (1)English poet
Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1)English poet
Rowling, J. K. (9)English author
Ruskin, John (2)English art critic
Russell, Bertrand (31)English mathematician, philosopher
S
Sayers, Dorothy L. (1)English crime writer, poet
Shakespeare, William (12)English playwright, poet, actor
Shelley, Mary (4)English author
Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1)English poet
Sinek, Simon (2)English author, motivational speaker
Sitwell, Edith (1)British poet and critic
Spencer, Herbert (1)English philosopher, biologist
T
Tennyson, Alfred (2)English poet
Trevelyan, George M. (1)British historian
U
Ustinov, Peter (3)English actor, director, author
W
Walpole, Horace (1)pen name of Horatio Walpole, English author, politician
Waugh, Evelyn (2)English author
West, Rebecca (1)pen name of Cicely Isabel Fairfield, English author
Whately, Richard (1)English theologian and author
Whitehead, Alfred North (5)English-born American philosopher
Winterson, Jeanette (1)English author
Wisdom, Norman (1)English actor and comedian
Woolf, Virginia (6)English author
Wordsworth, William (1)English poet
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