British Illustrator Quotes
I couldn't do them if I didn't know horses lived behind them.
I am in a very unsettled condition, as the oyster said when they poured melted butter all over his back.
The artist's main business is to train his eye to see, then to probe and then to train his hand to work in sympathy with his eye. I have a habit of looking, and really seeing.
Coleridge received the Person from Porlock
And ever after called him a curse,
Then why did he hurry to let him in?
He could have hid in the house.
A wasp in a wig is altogether beyond the appliances of art.
No one mirrors his age clearer than the artist, for here is the living moment made concrete, the particular made general.
I am just an ordinary bloke, I draw lines around things and fill them in.
The thing to be wished for, is not that the mountains should become easier, but that men should become wiser and stronger.
To the inhabitants of Warsaw - We wage war only against hostile troops, NOT against peaceful citizens.
Words and Deeds. Cartoon Caption
F. H. Townsend
Learning history is easy; learning its lessons seems almost impossibly difficult.
All the famous people had had an awful time. One of them had a drunken father. Another had a stammer. Another had to wash hundreds of dirty bottles. They had all had what was called a difficult childhood. Clearly you had to have one if you wanted to become famous.
Stories twist and turn and grow and meet and give birth to other stories. Here and there, one story touches another, and a familiar character, sometimes the hero, walks over the bridge from one story into another.
Let's stick together." "Well, you're going to have to wait here for me there: I'm going to the bathroom." "But how long are you going to be?" "Oh, three hours?" "Rocky...
The last hour from midnight had lost half its quarters, and the stars went lifting up the great minutes...
My captain once said that you meet people in your life who you believe will be your companions on the road, only to discover that they fall by the wayside. Others who you meet without design climb mountains with you,
Writers were a strange sort; I knew that much from the newspapers.
Corruption is no stranger to Washington; it is a famous resident.
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The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
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Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon