Saki Quotes

Best 13 Quotes by Saki

“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.”

“All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who aren’t respectable live beyond other people’s. A few gifted individuals manage to do both.”

“Beauty is only sin deep.”

“Great Socialist statesmen aren’t made, they’re still-born.”

“He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.”

“I hate posterity – it’s so fond of having the last word.”

“It’s no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.”

“Never be a pioneer: it’s the Early Christian that gets the fattest lion.”

“People talk vaguely about the innocence of a little child, but they take mighty good care not to let it out of their sight for twenty minutes.”

“People yield more consideration to a mutilated mealtime than they ever would to a broken heart.”

“Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up.”

“The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.”

“We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart.”

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