Margaret Halsey Quotes

Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity... view

By: Margaret Halsey

The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part... view

By: Margaret Halsey

The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner... view

By: Margaret Halsey

Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence... view

By: Margaret Halsey

In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated... view

By: Margaret Halsey

I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it... view

By: Margaret Halsey

He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation... view

By: Margaret Halsey

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters... view

By: Margaret Halsey

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters... view

By: Margaret Halsey