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English , 1894-1984

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A lot of men who have accepted - or had imposed upon them in boyhood - the old English public school styles of careful modesty in speech, with much understatement, have behind their masks an appalling and impregnable conceit of themselves.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If there was a little room somewhere in the British Museum that contained only about twenty exhibits and good lighting, easy chairs, and a notice imploring you to smoke, I believe I should become a museum man.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Those no-sooner-have-I-touched-the-pillow people are past my comprehension. There is something bovine about them.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Our dourest parsons, who followed the nonconformist fashion of long extemporary prayers, always seemed to me to be bent on bullying God.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I know only two words of American slang, 'swell' and 'lousy'. I think 'swell' is lousy, but 'lousy' is swell.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?”

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