It is notorious that we speak no more than half-truths in our ordinary conversation, and even a soliloquy is likely to be affected by the apprehension that walls have ears.
Juan in America, book 2, part 4 (1931)
All I've got against it is that it takes you so far from the club house.Eric Robert Linklater
Authors and uncaptured criminals?arethe only people free from routine.Eric Robert Linklater
With a heavy step Sir Matthew left the room and spent the morning designing mausoleums for his enemies.Eric Robert Linklater
She looks like a million dollars, but she only knows a hundred and twenty words and she's only got two ideas in her head.The other one's hats.Eric Robert Linklater
I dislike burdens?and at my back I often hearTime's winged chariot changing gear. See Marvell 556:62.Eric Robert Linklater
Wanting to knowanauthor because you like his books is like wanting to know a goose because you like pa" te .Eric Robert Linklater