C.S. Forester Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by C.S. Forester

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C.S. Forester quotes: The cork was in the bottle. He and the Atropos were trapped. The cork was in the bottle. He and the Atropos were trapped.
C.S. Forester quotes: modern standards. No one expected that modern standards. No one expected that
C.S. Forester quotes: When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument. When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.
C.S. Forester quotes: Happy is the bride the sun shines on. Happy is the bride the sun shines on.
C.S. Forester quotes: I thank God daily for the good fortune of my birth, for I am certain I would have made a miserable peasant. I thank God daily for the good fortune of my birth, for I am certain I would have made a miserable peasant.
C.S. Forester quotes: Irresponsibility was something which, in the very nature of things, could not co-exist with independence. Irresponsibility was something which, in the very nature of things, could not co-exist with independence.
C.S. Forester quotes: A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted. A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
C.S. Forester quotes: His self-respect was at its lowest ebb. His self-respect was at its lowest ebb.
C.S. Forester quotes: I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea. I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea.
C.S. Forester quotes: The fools ran after me and I ran after the whores, foolish though I realized such a proceeding to be. The fools ran after me and I ran after the whores, foolish though I realized such a proceeding to be.
C.S. Forester quotes: The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance. The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
C.S. Forester quotes: The stinks of the true believers have to be smelt to be believed. The stinks of the true believers have to be smelt to be believed.
C.S. Forester quotes: Hornblower worked as hard to conceal his human weaknesses as some men worked to conceal ignoble birth. Hornblower worked as hard to conceal his human weaknesses as some men worked to conceal ignoble birth.
C.S. Forester quotes: There is still need to think and plan, but on a different scale, and along different lines. There is still need to think and plan, but on a different scale, and along different lines.
C.S. Forester quotes: Novel writing is far and away the most exhausting work I know. Novel writing is far and away the most exhausting work I know.
C.S. Forester quotes: Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor. Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.