"They are a lot of hard-faced men who look as if they had done very well out of the war."
British PM (38)
, on Parliament
"A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early."
"Learning and sex until rigor mortis."
US Gray Panther
("No Stone Unturned")
"We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends."
P. D. James
("Cover Her Face")
"All television is children's television." *
Richard P. Adler
US? composer, producer?
"The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness."
("Heart of Darkness")
"Basement smells bad. Look for cat poops, change litter. Happy Valentines Day."
US craft maven
, note to her gardener
"If Jesus had been killed 20 years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses."
("The Meaning Of Obscenity")
"Ubi non accusator, ibi non judex. (Where there is no police, there is no speed limit.)"
("A History of Π")
"During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late."
("Rue Mouffetard, Paris")
"I am not an Economist. I am an honest man!" *