Saki

Saki

British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro

Lived from: 1870-1916

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Saki

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    'The man is a common murderer'.
    'A common murderer, possible, but a very uncommon cook'.
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    A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
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    Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
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    He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
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    Oysters are more beautiful than any religion. There's nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster.
    Source: The chronicles of Clovis (1911)
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    The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
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    Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
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    Women and elephants never forget an injury.
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