Noel Coward Quotes

Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun. The toughest Burmese bandit can never understand it. In Rangoon the heat of noon is just what the natives shun, They put their Scotch or Rye down, and lie down. In a jungle town where the sun beats down to the rage of man and […]

Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, The Japanese don’t care to, the Chinese wouldn’t dare to, Hindus and Argentines sleep firmly from twelve to one, But Englishmen detest-a siesta. In the Philippines they have lovely screens to protect you from the glare. In the Malay States, there are hats like plates […]

I can take any amount of criticism, so long as it is unqualified praise.

There is always something so delightfully real about what is phony here. And something so phony about what is real. A sort of disreputable senility.

The customer’s always right. The son-of-a-bitch is probably rich so smile with all your might.

My dear boy, forget about the motivation. Just say the lines and don’t trip over the furniture.