Top 10 Quotes by George Mikes

George Mikes

Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.

George Mikes
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners. George Mike
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It was decided almost two hundred years ago that English should be the language spoken in the United States. It is not known, however, why this decision has not been carried out.

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English humor resembles the Loch Ness Monster in that both are famous but there is a strong suspicion that neither exists.
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To have created a Welfare State was a great achievement; but we must go on to create a Welfare Planet.

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Humility is one of the most repulsive virtues, nearly always false.
George Mikes

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one. George M

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The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count.
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Continental people have sex-lives; the English have hot-water bottles

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I have often thought that the aim of port is to give you a good and durable hangover, so that during the next day you should be reminded of the splendid occasion the night before.