J. Priestley Quotes


7 J. Priestley quotes:



"There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age I missed it coming and going."
"We plan, we toil, we suffer in the hope of what? A camel-load of idol's eyes? The title deeds of Radio City? The empire of Asia? A trip to the moon? No, no, no, no. Simply to wake just in time to smell coffee and bacon and eggs."
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"Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile."
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"To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own -- this is happiness."
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"The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."
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"Our dourest parsons, who followed the nonconformist fashion of long extemporary prayers, always seemed to me to be bent on bullying God."
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"A lot of men who have accepted - or had imposed upon them in boyhood - the old English public school styles of careful modesty in speech, with much understatement, have behind their masks an appalling and impregnable conceit of themselves."
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