Quotes of Droll

“ Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole! ”

- Mclandburgh Wilson

“ Tall, bald, and pouch-eyed, with a velvet voice, a droll wit and the face of a cunning bloodhound a performer who made audiences twitter and roar with subtle ease. ”

- Robert D. McFadden

“ All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ A witty saying proves nothing. ”

- Voltaire

“ American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ I think being funny is not anyone's first choice. ”

- Woody Allen

“ I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull. ”

- William Congreve

“ Gray hair is God's graffiti. ”

- Bill Cosby

“ Can you imagine a world without men? No crime and lots of happy fat women. ”

- Nicole Hollander

“ I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked. ”

- David Bailey

“ Sex is like money; only too much is enough. ”

- John Updike

“ I always say beauty is only sin deep. ”

- Hector Hugh Munro

“ A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ Ah, nowadays we are all of us so hard up, that the only pleasant things to pay are compliments. They're the only things we can pay. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. ”

- Henry Drummond

“ There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ If you could see my legs when I take my boots off, you'd form some idea of what unrequited affection is. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later, for another thing, they die earlier. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ My doctor said I look like a million dollars - green and wrinkled. ”

- Red Skelton

“ The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once. ”

- E. Joseph Cossman

“ Good Americans when they die, go to Paris. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia. ”

- Thomas Szasz

“ The best contraceptive for old people is nudity. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner. ”

- Tallulah Bankhead

“ In all the thousands of times I have asked other people for advice, I never yet got the advice I wanted. ”

- Wilkie Collins

“ When one wants to be natural, of necessity one becomes the reverse of natural. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ A bull in a china shop is not a useful animal, nor is he ornamental, but there can be no doubt of his energy. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ Prophecy is like a half-trained mule," he complained to Jorah Mormont. "It looks as though it might be useful, but the moment you trust in it, it kicks you in the head. ”

- George R. R. Martin
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