Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by A. P. Herbert

A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
A. P. Herbert
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A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
A. P. Herbert
Let's find out what everyone is doing, And then stop everyone from doing it.
A. P. Herbert
If nobody said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth.
A. P. Herbert
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
A. P. Herbert
The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.
A. P. Herbert
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.
A. P. Herbert
People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament.
A. P. Herbert
An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
A. P. Herbert
This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.
A. P. Herbert
The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time.
A. P. Herbert
I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum.
A. P. Herbert
The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
A. P. Herbert