Noël Coward

English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)

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Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.Rate it:
I can take any amount of criticism as long as I can consider it unqualified praise.Rate it:
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.Rate it:
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age -- which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.Rate it:
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.Rate it:
I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.Rate it:
I've sometimes thought of marrying, and then I've thought again.Rate it:
Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.Rate it:
My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.Rate it:
Television is for appearing on - not for looking at.Rate it:
That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.Rate it:
The higher the building the lower the morals.Rate it:
The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.Rate it:
There's always something fishy about the French.Rate it:
When you feel your song is orchestrated wrong, Why should you prolong your stay? When the wind and weather blow your dreams sky-high, Sail away, sail away, sail away!Rate it:
Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.Rate it:
Wit ought to be a glorious treat, like caviar. Never spread it about like marmalade.Rate it:
Work is more fun than fun.Rate it:
Your motivation? Your motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it.Rate it:

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