Hector Hugh Munro - Quotes

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The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them. ---->>>

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation. ---->>>

Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born. ---->>>

Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts. ---->>>

You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. ---->>>

Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres. ---->>>

I always say beauty is only sin deep. ---->>>

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened. ---->>>

He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it. ---->>>

Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more. ---->>>

No one can be an unbeliever nowadays. The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve. ---->>>

He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. ---->>>

It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: December 18, 1870
Die: 11-14, 1916
Occupation: Novelist

Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story, and often compared to O (wikipedia)