Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The Autobiography of Margot Asquith (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963) p. 249. (1922)
She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.Margot Asquith
One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak; and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone.Margot Asquith
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.Margot Asquith
Lloyd George? There is no Lloyd George. There is a marvellous brain; but if you were to shut him in a room and look through the keyhole there would be nobody there.Margot Asquith
He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.Margot Asquith
My dear old friend King George V told me he would never have died but for that vile doctor, Lord Dawson of Penn.Margot Asquith
You can do something with talent, but nothing with genius....Margot Asquith
Kitchener, a great man or a great poster?Margot Asquith
The affair between Margot Asquith and Margot Asquith will live as one of the prettiest love stories in all literature.Margot Asquith
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