Nevil Shute Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by Nevil Shute

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Nevil Shute quotes: It's no good going on living in the ashes of a dead happiness. It's no good going on living in the ashes of a dead happiness.
Nevil Shute quotes: I'm glad we haven't got newspapers now. It's been much nicer without them. I'm glad we haven't got newspapers now. It's been much nicer without them.
Nevil Shute quotes: You felt to look at him that he would be wonderful upon a horse. I You felt to look at him that he would be wonderful upon a horse. I
Nevil Shute quotes: All those cities, all those fields and farms, with nobody, and nothing left alive. Just nothing there. I simply can't take it in. All those cities, all those fields and farms, with nobody, and nothing left alive. Just nothing there. I simply can't take it in.
Nevil Shute quotes: If what they say is right we're none of us going to have time to do all that we planned to do. But we can keep on doing it as If what they say is right we're none of us going to have time to do all that we planned to do. But we can keep on doing it as long as we can.
Nevil Shute quotes: You cannot argue stupidity, you just have to accept it patiently as one of those things. You cannot argue stupidity, you just have to accept it patiently as one of those things.
Nevil Shute quotes: The happily married man with a large family is the test pilot for me. The happily married man with a large family is the test pilot for me.
Nevil Shute quotes: Without work men are utterly undone. Without work men are utterly undone.
Nevil Shute quotes: I never was in such a horrid office ... It's not very nice to be where people are being swindled all day long, is it? I never was in such a horrid office ... It's not very nice to be where people are being swindled all day long, is it?
Nevil Shute quotes: Everybody pays lip service to the safety of the aeroplane, but nobody is prepared to pay for it. Everybody pays lip service to the safety of the aeroplane, but nobody is prepared to pay for it.
Nevil Shute quotes: You did not die when you were drawing public assistance money, but you certainly did not remain alive. You did not die when you were drawing public assistance money, but you certainly did not remain alive.
Nevil Shute quotes: There's no dignity, no decency, or health today for men that haven't got a job. All other things depend on work today. There's no dignity, no decency, or health today for men that haven't got a job. All other things depend on work today.
Nevil Shute quotes: It was a gambler's action, but his whole life had probably been made up of gambles; it could hardly be otherwise in the outback. It was a gambler's action, but his whole life had probably been made up of gambles; it could hardly be otherwise in the outback.
Nevil Shute quotes: The thing most worth doing in this modern world [is to] create jobs that men can work at, and be proud of, and make money by their work. The thing most worth doing in this modern world [is to] create jobs that men can work at, and be proud of, and make money by their work.
Nevil Shute quotes: Maybe we've been too silly to deserve a world like this. Maybe we've been too silly to deserve a world like this.
Nevil Shute quotes: To put your life in danger from time to time ... breeds a saneness in dealing with day-to-day trivialities. To put your life in danger from time to time ... breeds a saneness in dealing with day-to-day trivialities.
Nevil Shute quotes: Differential equations won't help you much in the design of aeroplanes - not yet, anyhow. Differential equations won't help you much in the design of aeroplanes - not yet, anyhow.
Nevil Shute quotes: I didn't wait to see her ship go off, because partings are stupid things and best got over quickly I didn't wait to see her ship go off, because partings are stupid things and best got over quickly
Nevil Shute quotes: Here they go cruising for a fortnight up in parts where everyone is dead of radiation, and all that they can catch is measles! Here they go cruising for a fortnight up in parts where everyone is dead of radiation, and all that they can catch is measles!
Nevil Shute quotes: When a good man employs others he becomes a slave to the job, for the job is the guarantee for the security of many men. When a good man employs others he becomes a slave to the job, for the job is the guarantee for the security of many men.
Nevil Shute quotes: Men' s souls are naturally inclined to covetousness; but if ye be kind towards women and fear to wrong tgem, God is well acquainted with what ye do. Men' s souls are naturally inclined to covetousness; but if ye be kind towards women and fear to wrong tgem, God is well acquainted with what ye do.