Jonathan Miller

I wasn’t driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.

What makes literature interesting is that it does not survive its translation. The characters in a novel are made out of the sentences. That’s what their substance is.

Attitudes to museums have changed. If it had Marilyn Monroe’s knickers or Laurence Olivier’s jockstrap they would flock to it.

Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.

Memorable Quotations: Humorists, Wits, Satirists

Memorable Quotations: Humorists, Wits, and Satirists of the Past
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