**** An exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor:
She said, “If you were my husband I’d poison your tea.”
He said, “If you were my wife, I’d drink it.”
**** A Member of Parliament to Disraeli: “Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”
“That depends, Sir,” said Disraeli, “whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.”
**** “He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.” – Winston Churchill
**** “He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” – William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).
**** “I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it” – Mark Twain
**** “He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends..” – Oscar Wilde
**** “I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend… if you have one.” – George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill
“Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.” – Winston Churchill, in response.
**** “He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others.” – Samuel Johnson
**** “In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily.” – Charles, Count Talleyrand
**** “His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.” – Mae West
**** “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde
**** “I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it” – Groucho Marx