Joyce Grenfell

(1910 - 1979 / London)

Joyce Grenfell Quotes

  • ''Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "English Lit." Stately as a Galleon (1978).
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  • ''They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "Stately as a Galleon," English Lit (1978). Referring to clothes.

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Death

If I should die before the rest of you,
Break not a flower nor inscribe a stone.
Nor, when I'm gone, speak in a Sunday voice,
But be the usual selves that I have known.
Weep if you must,
Parting is hell.
But life goes on,
So........ sing as well.

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