Snapshots from Green Victoria (tedwords) wrote,
Snapshots from Green Victoria

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Quotable Quotes

"Why are we honoring this man? Have we run out of human beings?"
- Milton Berle

"I feel so miserable without you, it's almost like having you here."
- Stephen Bishop

"I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial."
- Irvin S. Cobb

"He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul."
- David Lloyd George

"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." - William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

"Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?" - Ernest Hemingway (about William Faulkner)

"Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write." - A.E. Housman

"There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure."
- Jack E. Leonard

"You've got the brain of a four-year-old boy, and I bet he was glad to get rid of it." - Groucho Marx

"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception."
- Groucho Marx

"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."
- Groucho Marx

"He never said a foolish thing nor never did a wise one."
- Earl of Rochester

"The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation, but not the power of speech." - George Bernard Shaw

"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - Mark Twain

"He has Van Gogh's ear for music." - Billy Wilder

"He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts for support rather than illumination." - Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

"A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits." - Edith Sitwell
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