A.P. Herbert Quotes

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A.P. Herbert Quotes

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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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 portions of a woman which appeal to man's depravity Are constructed with considerable care.

— A.P. Herbert

Justice should be cheap but judges expensive.

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As my poor father used to say In 1963, Once people start on all this Art Goodbye, moralitee! And what my father used to say Is good enough for me.

— A.P. Herbert

My ball is in a bunch of fern, A jolly place to be; An angry man is close astern- He waves his club at me. Well, let him wave-the sky is blue; Go on, old ball, we are but two-We may be down in three, Or nine-or ten-or twenty-five-It matters not; to be alive, Is good enough for me.

— A.P. Herbert

Aven, I have given up smoking again! ... God! I feel fit. Homicidal, but fit. A different man. Irritable, moody, depressed, rude, nervy, perhaps; but the lungs are fine.

— A.P. Herbert

The rain is plentious but, by God's decree,
Only a third is meant for you and me;
Two-thirds are taken by the growing things
Or vanish Heavenward on vapour's wings:
Nor does it mathematically fall
With social equity on one and all.
The population's habit is to grow
In every region where the water's low:
Nature is blamed for failings that are Man's,
And well-run rivers have to change their plans.

— A.P. Herbert

A dull speaker, like a plain woman, is credited with all the virtues, for we charitably suppose that a surface so unattractive must be compensated by interior blessings.

— A.P. Herbert

Greenfly, it's difficult to see Why God, who made the rose, made thee.

— A.P. Herbert

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