Wit I grew up with. Part 1
I haven’t asked you to make me young again. All I want is to go on getting older
Konrad Adenauer 1876-1967
Long experience has taught me that in England nobody goes to the theatre unless he or she has bronchitis.
James Agate 1877-1947
Housekeeping ain’t no joke.
Louisa May Alcott 1832-1888
What’s a cult? It just means not enough people to make it a minority.
Robert Altman 1922 -2003
When I appear in public people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail – none of which is easy.
HRH Princess Anne 1950-
I always eat peas with honey, I’ve done it al my life, they do taste kind of funny, but it keeps them on the knife.
Democracy means government by discussion but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
Clement Attlee 1883-1967
The future is …black.
James Baldwin 1924-1987
They were a tense and peculiar family, the Oedipuses, weren’t they?
Sir Max Beerbhom 1872-1936
Good taste is better then bad taste but bad taste is better than no taste.
The world would not be in such a snarl, had Marx been Groucho instead of Karl.
Irving Berlin 1888-1989
Phone for the fish knives
Sir John Betjeman 1906-1984
I like the weather when it is not rainy, that is, I like two months of every year.
George Gordon Byron 1788-1824
Cocaine isn’t habit forming. I should know – I’ve been using it for years.
Tallulah Bankhead 1903-1968