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James Agate Quotes

Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.

Long experience has taught me that in England nobody goes to the theatre unless he or she has bronchitis.

My mind is not a bed to be made and re-made.

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.

Shaw's plays are the price we pay for Shaw's prefaces.

The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it.

Theatre director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.