I feel so miserable without you; it’s almost like having you here.

August 22, 2014 Stephen Bishop

Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.

(Written in response to George Bernard Shaw)

August 21, 2014 Winston Churchill

I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend… if you have one.

(Written to Winston Churchill)

August 20, 2014 George Bernard Shaw

I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.

August 19, 2014 Groucho Marx

He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know.

August 18, 2014 Abraham Lincoln

Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?

(Said of William Faulkner)

August 17, 2014 Ernest Hemingway

He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.

(Said of Ernest Hemmingway)

August 16, 2014 William Faulkner

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

August 15, 2014 Clarence Darrow ,

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

August 14, 2014 Winston Churchill ,

Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That’s how rich I want to be.

August 13, 2014 Rita Rudner