Friday, 20 July 2012

10 quotable quotes

In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.  Oscar Wilde

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.  Mahatma Gandhi   

Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.  Russell Lynes

And what is the use of a book...without pictures or conversation?  Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland, a book without pictures, what is the use 
Pay no attention to what the critics say. There was never put up a statue to a critic.  Jean Sibelius

I got nasty habits. I take tea at three.  Mick Jagger

Exit, pursued by a bear.  Stage direction, A Winter's Tale, Act III Scene 3, William Shakespeare

There is no need to bribe or twist, thank God! the British journalist.
But seeeing what the man will do unbrib'd, there's no occasion to.
Humbert Wolfe

A foolish man would have swallowed it.  Dr Johnson, after spittting out a hot potato.

Dr Johnson, a fool, hot potato, a fool would have eaten it