Noel Coward - Quotes

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If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.

If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.

I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.

I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. ---->>>

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. ---->>>

I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me. ---->>>

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. ---->>>

Work is much more fun than fun.

Work is much more fun than fun.

Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor. ---->>>

That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together. ---->>>

I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise. ---->>>

My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough. ---->>>

Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.

Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.

I'll go through life either first class or third, but never in second. ---->>>

Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade. ---->>>

People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what's wrong with it. ---->>>

We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we? ---->>>

I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage. ---->>>

The higher the building the lower the morals. ---->>>

Never mind, dear, we're all made the same, though some more than others. ---->>>

I'm not a heavy drinker, I can sometimes go for hours without touching a drop. ---->>>

I've sometimes thought of marrying - and then I've thought again. ---->>>

Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be. ---->>>

Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed. ---->>>

There's always something fishy about the French. ---->>>

Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation. ---->>>

Just say the lines and don't trip over the furniture. ---->>>

Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: December 16, 1899
Birthplace:
Die: 03-26, 1973
Occupation: Playwright
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Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise". Born in Teddington, south-west London, Coward attended a dance academy in London as a child, making his professional stage début at the age of eleven (wikipedia)