An archaeologist is the best husband
any woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in
— Agatha Christie
He uses language like a drunken
man uses a lamp-post — for support, rather than illumination.
— Andrew Lang
I have a prodigious quantity of
mind; it takes me as much as a week to make it up.
— Mark Twain
I refuse to have a battle of wits
with an unarmed person.
Into the face of the young man
who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifique at Cannes there had crept
a look of furtive shame, the shifty, hangdog look which announces that
an Englishman is about to talk French.
— P.G. Wodehouse