W. C. Sellar Quotes | Quotes by W. C. Sellar

1When setting out on a photographic holiday, always provide yourself with two cameras, one to leave in the train going and the other to leave in the cab coming back.

2For every person wishing to teach there are thirty not wanting to be taught.

3To confess that you are totally Ignorant about the horse, is social suicide: you will be despised by everybody, especially the horse.

4It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not.

5History is not what you think. It is what you can remember.

6The Scots (originally Irish, but by now Scotch) were at this time inhabiting Ireland, having driven the Irish (Picts) out of Scotland; while the Picts (originally Scots) were now Irish (living in brackets) and vice versa. It is essential to keep these distinctions clearly in mind (and verce visa).

7British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone spent his declining years trying to guess the answer to the Irish Question; unfortunately, whenever he was getting warm, the Irish secretly changed the Question.

8Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once.

9"I want to be a lawn." Greta Garbo.

10The National Debt is a very Good Thing and it would be dangerous to pay it off for fear of Political Economy.

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