English Author Quotes


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"Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?"
"What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind."
"Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being."
"His modesty amounts to deformity."
Author: Asquith Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Modesty Quotes
"The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature."
"Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject."
"You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look."
"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them."
Author: Milne Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Flowers Quotes
"With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species."
"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."
Author: Bagehot Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Great Quotes
"The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow."
"Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad."
"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you."
"Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it."
"I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea."
"Nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium: its pleasures even are of a grave and solemn complexion."
"It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die."
"Where there's tea there's hope."
"Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not."
"It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them."


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