like colour TV
is all there
in black and white” Monty Python
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Five quotes by Max Beerbohm
Sir Henry Maximilian 'Max' Beerbohm (24 August 1872 – 20 May 1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist best known today for his 1911 novel Zuleika Dobson.
I am a Tory Anarchist; I should like every one to go about doing just as he pleased – short of altering any of the things to which I have grown accustomed. [+]
Man is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests. [+]
Most women are not so young as they are painted. [+]
Only the insane take themselves quite seriously. [+]
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself. [+]
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