British Illustrator Quotes
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...
Corruption is no stranger to Washington; it is a famous resident.
Writers were a strange sort; I knew that much from the newspapers.
The thing to be wished for, is not that the mountains should become easier, but that men should become wiser and stronger.
Learning history is easy; learning its lessons seems almost impossibly difficult.
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.
I couldn't do them if I didn't know horses lived behind them.
No one mirrors his age clearer than the artist, for here is the living moment made concrete, the particular made general.
The last hour from midnight had lost half its quarters, and the stars went lifting up the great minutes...
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.
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.
I am just an ordinary bloke, I draw lines around things and fill them in.
A wasp in a wig is altogether beyond the appliances of art.
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,
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.
I am in a very unsettled condition, as the oyster said when they poured melted butter all over his back.
To the inhabitants of Warsaw - We wage war only against hostile troops, NOT against peaceful citizens.
Words and Deeds. Cartoon Caption
F. H. Townsend
Quote of the day
A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon