Noel Coward quotes

 quotes - I'll go through life either first class or third, but never in second. Share

“I'll go through life either first class or third, but never in second.”

— Noel Coward

 quotes - If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday. Share

“If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.”

— Noel Coward

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“Work is much more fun than fun.”

— Noel Coward

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“The higher the building the lower the morals.”

— Noel Coward

“It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”

— Noel Coward

“I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.”

— Noel Coward

“I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.”

— Noel Coward

“I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.”

— Noel Coward

“My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.”

— Noel Coward

“People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what's wrong with it.”

— Noel Coward

“Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.”

— Noel Coward

“Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.”

— Noel Coward

“Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.”

— Noel Coward

“I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.”

— Noel Coward

“Just say the lines and don't trip over the furniture.”

— Noel Coward

“Never mind, dear, we're all made the same, though some more than others.”

— Noel Coward

“I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage.”

— Noel Coward

“I'm not a heavy drinker, I can sometimes go for hours without touching a drop.”

— Noel Coward

“There's always something fishy about the French.”

— Noel Coward

“We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?”

— Noel Coward

“I've sometimes thought of marrying - and then I've thought again.”

— Noel Coward

“Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation.”

— Noel Coward

“Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.”

— Noel Coward

“Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed.”

— Noel Coward

“Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.”

— Noel Coward

“That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.”

— Noel Coward
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