Best Quotes by William Ralph Inge (Top 10)

  1. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
  2. We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
  3. Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
  4. The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
  5. A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
  6. What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
  7. The happy people are those who are producing something...
  8. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
  9. Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
  10. Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.

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