1489 quotes by
523 authors in
126 categories

Search for a word
or phrase:


Or choose an author or a topic:
 
topic author
Quotation Ring Homepage, including joining info Next site in the Quotation Ring A random Quotation Ring site View a list of all Quotation Ring sites Quotation Ring
❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python
quote

Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts


Picture of Max Beerbohm. Max Beerbohm, The Critic Volume XXXIX (November 1901), by Russell & Sons

66Five quotes by Max Beerbohm99

Sir Henry Maximilian 'Max' Beerbohm (24 August 1872 ? 20 May 1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist best known today for his 1911 novel Zuleika Dobson.

❝I am a Tory Anarchist; I should like every one to go about doing just as he pleased - short of altering any of the things to which I have grown accustomed.❞ [+]

❝Man is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.❞ [+]

❝Most women are not so young as they are painted.❞ [+]

❝Only the insane take themselves quite seriously. ❞ [+]

❝To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.❞ [+]

The author info and picture are from Wikipedia, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Section 30(1) of the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 allows "fair dealing" with a copyright work for the purpose of criticism or review, provided that it is accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement.
Under the fair use doctrine of the U.S. copyright statute, it is permissible to use limited portions of a work including quotes, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports. There are no legal rules permitting the use of a specific number of words, a certain number of musical notes, or percentages of a work. Whether a particular use qualifies as fair use depends on all the circumstances. See Circular 21 and FL 102. (From the US Copyright Office FAQ.)