Nigel Rees - Quotes

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My job involves searching for 'lost' quotations - that is, trying to find out who came up with a quotable saying that lingers in someone's mind and which they wish to use for their own purpose and which they cannot find in conventional dictionaries of quotation. ---->>>

Euphemism in the workplace does not end with job descriptions. It reaches a pusillanimous peak at the other end of the work process - in dismissal. ---->>>

You wish to put a positive construction on your deeds and words. ---->>>

Democracy is too good to share with just anybody. ---->>>

How come there's only one Monopolies Commission?

How come there's only one Monopolies Commission?

I got into New College, Oxford. The ethos was that you could work - or not. ---->>>

It is part of politics to make things look better than they really are. What is a spin doctor but a serial euphemiser? ---->>>

I was absolutely a non-starter at games. My report for rugby said, 'Nigel's chief contribution is his presence on the field.' I used to pray for rain and sometimes it did rain - and we played anyway. ---->>>

I was terribly shy and never said anything in class. Then I started getting into school plays. When you've got words to say, you've got a sort of armour. ---->>>

I was broadcast-struck from an early age; I had saved up for a tape recorder and started making programmes. ---->>>

People will say what they want to say, in the way they want to. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 06-05, 1944
Occupation: Author

Nigel Rees (born 5 June 1944 near Liverpool) is an English writer and broadcaster, best known for devising and hosting the long-running Radio 4 panel game Quote... Unquote (since 1976) and as the author of more than fifty books – mostly works of reference on language, and humour in language.(wikipedia)