George Mikes

George Mikes

was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.
Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.More George Mikes quotes [11/04/2011 01:11:29]
Israelis keep teaching you your own business. God knows everything but the Israelis know everything better.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I asked many friends if Australian anti-intellectualism was still a living force and they all told me it was. If you are above average intelligence, hide this embarrassing fact.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A criminal may improve and become a decent member of society. A foreigner cannot improve. Once a foreigner, always a foreigner. There is no way out for him.More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When a wicked and unworthy subject annoyed the Sultan of Turkey or the Czar of Russia, he had his head cut of without much ceremony; but when the same happened in England, the monarch declared : "We are not amused".More George Mikes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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