John Osborne

Landsdown Grange Farm, Weston, Bath
John Osborne
Landsdown Grange Farm, Weston, Bath

Quotes

11 November 2014
Talent got a bit thin when it came down to me. And the courage, too.
11 November 2014
I never thought as it was any harm to say a young man was handsome. But I shall never think of him any more now. For handsome is as handsome does.
11 November 2014
What are we hoping to get out of it, what's it all in aid of—is it really just for the sake of a gloved hand waving at you from a golden coach?
11 November 2014
We all of us waited for him to die. The family sent him a cheque every month, and hoped he'd get on with it quietly, without too much vulgar fuss.
11 November 2014
Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews seem to be the same as last week's. Different books—same reviews.
11 November 2014
Damn me, what a misery it is to have daughters when a man has a good mare and dogs.
11 November 2014
In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.
11 November 2014
It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will—in a dull man.
11 November 2014
Damn you, England. You're rotting now, and quite soon you'll disappear. My hate will outrun you yet if only for a few seconds. I wish it could be eternal.
11 November 2014
I wish you'd stop yelling, I can't hear myself shout.

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