Dorothy L. Sayers
The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and sudden acquisition of wealth.
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
As I grow older and older,And totter toward the tomb,I find that I care less and lessWho goes to bed with whom.
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.
To be possessed is an admirable reason for possessing.
The worst sin - perhaps the only sin - passion can commit, is to be joyless.
I always have a quotation for everything, it saves original thinking.
How fleeting are all human passions compared with the massive continuity of ducks.