An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion
The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes
One has often wondered whether upon the whole earth there is anything so unintelligent, so unapt to perceive how the world is really going, as an ordinary young Englishman of our upper class
In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted
The English are not happy unless they are miserable, the Irish are not at peace unless they are at war, and the Scots are not at home unless they are abroad
The English never draw a line without blurring it
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.
The English people on the whole are surely the nicest people in the world and everyone makes everything so easy for everybody else, that there is almost nothing to resist at all.
The American English manners are for more frightening than none at all.