11 Total Quotes

P. Herbert Quotes

Don't let's go to the dogs tonight, / For mother will be there.
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#Dogs

Not huffy or stuffy, nor tiny or tall, / But fluffy, just fluffy, with no brains at all.
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#Brains

Other people's babies - / That's my life! / Mother to dozens, / And nobody's wife.
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#Babies

Elderly gentlemen, gentle in all respects, kind to animals, beloved by children, and fond of music, are found in lonely corners of the downs, hacking at sandpits or tussocks of grass, and muttering in a blind, ungovernable fury elaborate maledictions which could not be extracted from them by robbery or murder. Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behavior not otherwise excusable.
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#Golf #Animals

People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.
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#Fun

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.
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#Living

Well, fancy giving money to the Government! Might as well have put it down the drain.
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#Giving #Government

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
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#Purpose

This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.
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#Trade