Hilaire Belloc Quotes

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Professional politics is a trade in which the sly outweigh the wise.

politics

It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.

singing

I'm tired of Love: I'm still more tired of Rhyme.
But Money gives me pleasure all the time.
— Hilaire Belloc

money

I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time.
— Hilaire Belloc

pleasure

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelette and the intolerable, so with autobiography.

autobiography

If antiquity be the test of nobility, as many affirm and none deny...then cheese is a very noble thing.

cheese

The Llama is a wooly sort of fleecy hairy goat,
With an indolent expression and an undulating throat
Like an unsuccessful literary man.

animals

Write as the wind blows and command all words like an army!  See them how they stand in rank ready for assault, the jolly, swaggering fellows!

writing advice