George Mikes

George Mikes

was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.
Continental people have sex lives; the English have hot-water bottles.More George Mikes quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.More George Mikes quotes [11/04/2011 01:11:44]
THE British are brave people. They can face anything, except reality.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Japanese are human beings like the rest of us, but they will strongly resent this insinuation.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Bargaining is a repulsive habit; compromise is one of the highest human virtues - the difference between the two being that the first is practised on the Continent, the latter in Great Britain.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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