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Facts about John Mortimer
John Mortimer is a famous Novelist from England, he/she is 100 years old and still alive, born April 21, 1923.
He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience.
Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by John, under the main topic
Emily Mortimer (Actress)
12 Famous quotes by John Mortimer
"The worst fault of the working classes is telling their children they're not going to succeed"
"No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails"
"I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print"
"I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward"
"The freedom to make a fortune on the stock exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech"
"There is always time for failure"
"Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute"
"The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt"
"The only rule I have found to have any validity in writing is not to bore yourself"
"To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph"
"There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward"
"All the flower children were as alike as a congress of accountants and about as interesting"