Jan. 6th, 2012

Great lines

Jan. 6th, 2012 12:21 pm
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Some old,some new. Korfy

·  "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one."
 Description: Click to show "George Bernard Shaw " result 23 George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

·   "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second ... if there is one."

Description: Click to show "Winston Churchill" result 16 Winston Churchill, in response.  


 
·   A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease." 
·   "That depends, Sir," said Disraeli ,
 Description: Click to show "Disraeli" result 3 "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress."


  
·   "He had delusions of adequacy." - 
Description: cid:image004.jpg@01CCC4B5.C7794540 Walter Kerr



·   "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." - 
Description: Click to show "Winston Churchill" result 16 Winston Churchill


  
·   "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." 
Description: Click to show "Clarence Darrow " result 19 Clarence Darrow


  
·   "He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." - 
Description: Click to show "William Faulkner " result 13 William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).


 
·   "Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it." - 
Description: Click to show "Moses Hadas " result 4 Moses Hadas


  
·   "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - 
Description: Click to show "Mark Twain" result 6 Mark Twain


  
·   "He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”     - 
Description: Click to show "Oscar Wilde " result 19 Oscar Wilde


  
·   "I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here." - 
Description: Click to show "Stephen Bishop " result 7 Stephen Bishop


  
·   "He is a self-made man and worships his creator." - 
Description: Click to show "John Bright " result 2 John Bright


  
·   "I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial."     - 
Description: cid:image012.jpg@01CCC4B5.C7794540 Irvin S. Cobb


 ·   "He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others."     - Description: Click to show "Samuel Johnson " result 20 Samuel Johnson


  
·   "He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up." - 
Description: cid:image014.jpg@01CCC4B5.C7794540 Paul Keating


  
·   "In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily." - 
Description: Click to show "Charles, Count Talleyrand " result 7  Charles, Count Talleyrand


  
·   "He loves nature in spite of what it did to him." - 
Description: Click to show "Forrest Tucker " result 18 Forrest Tucker


 ·   "Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?"  - Description: Click to show "Mark Twain" result 6 Mark Twain


  ·   "His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork."     - Description: Click to show "Mae West " result 23 Mae West


 
·   "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go."    - 
Description: Click to show "Oscar Wilde " result 19 Oscar Wilde


 ·  "He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts... for support rather than illumination." - Description: Click to show "Andrew Lang " result 11 Andrew Lang (1844-1912)


  
·   "He has Van Gogh's ear for music." -
 Description: Click to show "Billy Wilder " result 12  Billy Wilder


 
·   "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."

Description: Click to show "Groucho Marx" result 10 Groucho Marx

 

 

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