Noel Coward Quotes

If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.

It was a pleasant game to be discovered sobbing wretchedly in the corners of railway carriages or buses in the hope that someone would take pity on me and perhaps give me tea at Fuller’s. This was only rarely successful, the only two responses I can recall being both clergymen. One talked to me for […]

People are wrong when they say that the opera isn’t what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That’s what’s wrong with it.

As one gets older, one discovers everything is going to be exactly the same with different hats on.

Everybody was up to something, especially, of course, those who were up to nothing.

Never trust a man with short legs-brains too near their bottoms.

Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.

I do know what the world is coming to and that is a fact. It’s coming to a complete moral and mental disintegration. We all know that sex orgies, flagellation, homosexuality and procuring have gone on since the beginning of recorded time, but never before has it been so widely, vulgarly and lasciviously publicised.

It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

I came back last night having spent Saturday and yesterday on Fire Island. I don’t think I shall ever go again. It is lovely from the point of view of beach and sun and wearing no clothes, but the atmosphere is sick-sick-sick. Never in my life have I seen such concentrated abandoned homosexuality. It is […]