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Margot Asquith Quotes

From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.

He could not see a belt without hitting below it.

He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.

He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.

His modesty amounts to deformity.

It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die.

It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.

Lord Birkenhead is very clever but sometimes his brains go to his head.

Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.

She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.

Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.

The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.