John Mortimer Quotes


17 John Mortimer quotes:



"I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward."
"When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory."
"He had his eyes open. We knew he was alive. He knew I was there."
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward."
"No brilliance is required in law, just common sense and relatively clean fingernails."
"The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt."
"The freedom to make a fortune on the stock exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech."
"There is always time for failure."
"All the flower children were as alike as a congress of accountants and about as interesting."
"The only rule I have found to have any validity in writing is not to bore yourself."
"To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph."
"Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute."
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Tragedy Quotes
"I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print."
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Censorship Quotes
"No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails."
"There are a lot of sacrifices involved in running and it can certainly be difficult at times. Being a girl in her 20s and living in Boston, there are any number of fun distractions downtown on a Saturday night."
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"She's certainly not a flash in the pan. She was highly recruited out of high school and went on to have a fantastic career at Kansas State, where she was a 12-time All-American."
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: School Quotes
"There are a lot of sacrifices involved in running and it can certainly be difficult at times,"
Author: Mortimer Quotes Category: Running Quotes



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