Phyllis McGinley Quote

Oh, princes thrive on caviar, the poor on whey and curds,
And politicians, I infer, must eat their windy words.
It's crusts that feed the virtuous, it's cake that comforts sinners,
But writers live on bread and praise at Literary Dinners.


A Pocketful of Wry (1940)

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Oh, princes thrive on caviar, the poor on whey and curds, And politicians, I infer, must eat their windy words. It's crusts that feed the virtuous,...

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Oh, princes thrive on caviar, the poor on whey and curds, And politicians, I infer, must eat their windy words. It's crusts that feed the virtuous,...

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Oh, princes thrive on caviar, the poor on whey and curds, And politicians, I infer, must eat their windy words. It's crusts that feed the virtuous,...

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Oh, princes thrive on caviar, the poor on whey and curds, And politicians, I infer, must eat their windy words. It's crusts that feed the virtuous,...