Saturday, 18 November 2017

Waugh Declared …

Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, 
which has been specially invented for the purpose, 
involving neither physical proximity nor speech.
 — Auberon Waugh

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Lessons Of History

In 1672, an angry mob of Dutchmen killed and ate their prime minister.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Champing At The Bit

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
 — Oliver Goldsmith

Monday, 6 November 2017

The Mind Of God

If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation,
it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
 — J. B. S. Haldane

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Birds Of A Feather

I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
 — Ezra Pound

Sunday, 29 October 2017


I hate mankind, 
for I think myself one of the best of them, 
and I know how bad I am.
 — James Boswell

Friday, 27 October 2017

Innocent Bystanders

He who allows oppression shares the crime.
 — Desiderius Erasmus