Saturday, July 31, 2004

Wish Iíd said that

Someone, somewhere has passed a witty, wise or outrageous remark on almost every subject under the sun. Would you like to borrow them, asks Frances Rafferty


"You have to kiss an awful lot of frogs before you find a prince." (graffito)

"There is always one who kisses and one who allows the kiss." (George Bernard Shaw)


"If I ever really love it will be like Mary Queen of Scots who said of her Bothwell that she could follow him round the world in a nightie." (J. M. Barrie)

"Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl." (Stephen Leacock)

"Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness." (Bertrand Russell)

"First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity; no really self-respecting woman should take advantage of it." (George Bernard Shaw)


"Continental people have sex-lives; the English have hot-water bottles." (George Mikes)

"On a sofa upholstered in panther skin, Mona did researches in original sin." (William Plomer in Mews Flat Mona)

"Being a sex symbol is rather like being a convict." (Rachel Welch)

"I thought oral contraception was when you talked your way out of it." (Overheard)

"To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her youíre impotent. She canít wait to disprove it." (Cary Grant, at the age of 72)

"Itís not the men in my life that count; itís the life in my men." (Mae West)


"She is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother. And her mother will go anywhere." (John Barrymore of his ex-wife Elaine)

"Iím as pure as the driven slush." (Tallulah Bankhead)

"As soon as one is unhappy one becomes moral." (Marcel Proust)

"Half, at least of all morality is negative and consists in keeping out of mischief." (Aldous Huxley)

"It doesnít matter what you do as long as you donít do it in public and frighten the horses." (Mrs Pat Campbell). 

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