On Aldous Huxley: “The stupid person’s idea of the clever person.” Elisabeth Bowen.
Melville on Emerson’s gaping flaw: “It was the insinuation that had he lived in those days when the world was made, he might have offered some valuable suggestions.”
Sidney Smith on the non-stop talker Macaulay: “He has occasional flashes of silence, that makes his conversation perfectly delightful.”
Waugh’s comment when they found and removed a benign tumor from his friend Randolph Churchill: “It was a typical triumph of modern science to find the only part of Randolph that was not malignant and remove it.”
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