He could charm an audience an hour
on a stretch without ever getting rid of an idea.
— Mark Twain
On a fine day the climate of
England is like looking up a chimney; on a foul day, like looking down
I could readily see in Emerson a
gaping flaw. It was the insinuation that had he lived in those days when
the world was made, he might have offered some valuable suggestions.
— Herman Melville
A sentence containing the word
'horticulture'? You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her
— Dorothy Parker
When I first saw Brighton
pavilion, I thought that St. Paul's Cathedral had come down and pupped.
— Rev. Sydney Smith