Hector Hugh Munro Quotes

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I always say beauty is only sin deep.
— Hector Hugh Munro

beauty

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

lies accuracy white lies

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
— Hector Hugh Munro

lying

He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
— Hector Hugh Munro

witty insults

You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.
— Hector Hugh Munro

school

Hostesses regarded her philosophically as a form of social measles which everyone had to have once.

guests

We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other married couples they sometimes live apart.

truth

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.

Christianity

Confront a child, a puppy, and a kitten with a sudden danger; the child will turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission, the kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance.

cats

There are two manners of receiving recognition: one is to be discovered so long after one's death that one's grandchildren have to write to the papers to establish the relationship; the other is to be discovered, like the infant Moses, at the very outset of one's career.

fame