10 Total Quotes

B. Priestley Quotes

If there was a little room somewhere in the British Museum that contained only about twenty exhibits and good lighting, easy chairs, and a notice imploring you to smoke, I believe I should become a museum man.
B. Priestley

Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
B. Priestley
#British Writer #Children

Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.
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#Revenge #Tea

There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
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#British Writer #Genius

I know only two words of American slang, 'swell' and 'lousy'. I think 'swell' is lousy, but 'lousy' is swell.
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#British Writer #Slang

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?
B. Priestley