Englishman Quotes

Quotes tagged as "englishman" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Jules Verne
“A true Englishman doesn't joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager.”
Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days

Agatha Christie
“I like to see an angry Englishman," said Poirot. "They are very amusing. The more emotional they feel the less command they have of language.”
Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

Agatha Christie
“Bottled, was he?" Said Colonel Bantry, with an Englishman's sympathy for alcoholic excess. "Oh, well, can't judge a fellow by what he does when he's drunk? When I was at Cambridge, I remember I put a certain utensil - well - well, nevermind.”
Agatha Christie, The Body in the Library

Paul Hoffman
“It is not against reason, said the Englishman, to prefer the destruction of the world to a scratch on your finger – how much easier to understand the same price for the gash in your soul.”
Paul Hoffman, The Last Four Things

Anna Freeman
“I have always thought it bad manners to let one's fingers stay too long in another man's snuffbox.”
Anna Freeman, The Fair Fight

David Lagercrantz
“If you wanted to show that someone was a good chap, the essence of a good and clean Englishman, you would say that he was an athlete.”
David Lagercrantz, Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Steven Magee
“The fraudulent electrical utility company in conjunction with the corrupt sheriff taught me that an Englishman's home is not his castle”
Steven Magee

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