Brit Wit 评价人数不足
读书笔记 第5页

A Small Islander's guide to life, the universe and everything.

“Wow your firends, cow your enemies, and force yourself to see the funny side in world that takes itself too seriously and not seriously enough.”

【Quotes and Quotations】

“Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespear.” ——George Bernard Shaw

“It is better to be quotable than to be honest.” ——Tom Stoppard, playwright

“A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.” ——Dorothy L. Sayers, writer and theologian

“I pick my favorite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.” ——Robert Burns, poet


“Unreconstructed wankers.”

“He is morally insensitive and aesthetically disgusting.”

O, she is the antidote to desire.

“Thou eunuch of language… thou pimp of gender… murderous accoucheur of infant learning… thou pickle-herring in the puppet show of nonsense.”

“When they circumcised 'Herbert Samuel' they threw away the wrong bit.”

“He is an old bore. Even the grave yawns for him.”

“Thou whoreson zed! Thou unnecessary letter!” —— Shakespeare, King Lear

“You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come; Knock as you please, there's nobody at home.” —— Alexander Pope, writer and poet

“You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse-kicking contest.”

“She is a peacock in everything but beauty.” —— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.” —— Thomas Hardy, novelist


“God forgive you, but I never can.”

《Brit Wit》的全部笔记 1篇
免费下载 iOS / Android 版客户端