Margot Asquith

Anglo-Scottish socialite, author, and wit

Lived from: 1864-1945

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Margot Asquith

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    From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
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    He could not see a belt without hitting below it.
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    It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die.
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    The ingrained idea that, because there is no king and they despise titles, the Americans are a free people is pathetically untrue. There is a perpetual interference with personal liberty over there that would not be tolerated in England for a week.
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    There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs - apart from discernment - a certain greatness to find him.
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    What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
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About Margot Asquith

Emma Alice Margaret Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith (née Tennant; 2 February 1864 – 28 July 1945), known as Margot Asquith, was an Anglo-Scottish socialite, author, and wit. She was married to H. H. Asquith, a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1894 until his death in 1928.

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