Hilaire Belloc Quotes

Here richly, with ridiculous display, The Politician’s corpse was laid away. While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged.

But scientists, who ought to know – Assure us that it must be so. Oh, let us never, never doubt – What nobody is sure about.

The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.

All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.

Oh! let us never, never doubt, What nobody is sure about!

An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight.