Tuesday, 12 August 2008

Feeling Tetchy?

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.”

-Winston Churchill

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.”

-Clarence Darrow

I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.”

-Groucho Marx

I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.”

-Mark Twain

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”

-Oscar Wilde

I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend... if you have one.”

-George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

Cannot possibly attend first night; will attend second, if there is one.”

-Winston Churchill’s response to George Bernard Shaw

I feel so miserable without you; it’s almost like having you here.”

-Stephen Bishop

He is a self-made man and worships his creator.”

-John Bright

I’ve just learned about his illness. Let’s hope it’s nothing trivial.”

-Irvin S. Cobb

He had delusions of adequacy.”

-Walter Kerr

Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”

-Mark Twain

His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.”

-Mae West

1 comment:

1st Lady said...

Some of these I'm going to use... this one - "“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.” is a favourite of mine.