George Mikes - Quotes

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In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them. ---->>>

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one. ---->>>

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.

The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count. ---->>>

Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game. ---->>>

When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain, sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles, - but never England. ---->>>

Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 02-15, 1912
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 1987
Occupation: Writer
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However he adopted the normal Western word order for his name after settling in England. George Mikes ['mikeʃ] (15 February 1912 – 30 August 1987) was a Hungarian-born British journalist, humourist and writer, best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.(wikipedia)