George Mikes

George Mikes

was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.
The English have no soul; they have the understatement instead.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Art of Conversation could not die in Australia; it never lived. Television did not kill it; there was nothing there to kill.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In England it is bad manners to be clever, to assert something confidently. It may be your own personal view that two and two make four, but you must not state it in a self-assured way, because this is a democratic country and others may be of a different opinion.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If it is gay, ribald and lascivious night-life you are after, Israel is not the place for you. The night clubs you do find are nearer in spirit to a YMCA than to dens of iniquity.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A great deal of the pupils time was spent going through, once again, the History of the Communist (Bolshevik) Party of the Soviet Union. He had learnt it at elementary school; at secondary school; at his sports club; at the Komsomol; at the university; at a folk dancing course; at the chess-club.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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