John Boynton Priestley


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  • ''Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.''
    J.B. (John Boynton) Priestley (1894-1984), British author. Quoted in Observer (London, May 15, 1949).
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  • ''Already we Viewers, when not viewing, have begun to whisper to one another that the more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.''
    J.B. (John Boynton) Priestley (1894-1984), British author. "Televiewing," Thoughts in the Wilderness (1957).

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