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Quotations From A.P. (SIR ALAN PATRICK) HERBERT


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  • A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
    A.P. (Sir Alan Patrick) Herbert (1890-1971), British author, politician. Mr. Haddock, in "Is 'Highbrow' Libellous?" Uncommon Law (1935). A witness.
  • The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
    A.P. (Sir Alan Patrick) Herbert (1890-1971), British author, politician. Mr. Justice Plush, in "Is Fox-Hunting Fun?" Uncommon Law (1935).
  • People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.
    A.P. (Sir Alan Patrick) Herbert (1890-1971), British author, politician. Lord Light, in Uncommon Law, "Is it a Free Country?" (1935).

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  • The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time.
    A.P. (Sir Alan Patrick) Herbert (1890-1971), British author, politician. "Is Marriage Lawful?" Uncommon Law (1935).

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