Quotes by A. P. Herbert

A. P. Herbert

English humorist, novelist and playwright

Alive from: 1890-1971

Category: Comedians and humor | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
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    An act of God was defined as ''something which no reasonable man could have expected.''
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    I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum.
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    People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.
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    The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
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    The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.
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    The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
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    This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.
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    Well, fancy giving money to the Government! Might as well have put it down the drain.
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