A. P. Herbert

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Born Wednesday 24 September 1890, died Thursday 11 November 1971

Professions: Activist, Novelist, Playwright, Statesman

Nationality: English

The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.

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An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.

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People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament.

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This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.

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A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.

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I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum.

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The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.

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The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

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