Alec Waugh Quotes

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  • To be excited and at the same time satisfied; to desire and possess -that has been described somewhere as the wise man's idea of heaven.

    Wise   Men   Ideas  
  • By comparing what we know today with what the ancients appear to have known we can guess at the kinds of wine they drank.

    Wine   Today   Kind  
  • You can fall in love at first sight with a place as with a person.

    Alec Waugh (2011). “Hot Countries: A Travel Book”, p.15, A&C Black
  • The man who asks a woman what she wants deserves all that's coming to him.

    Women   Want   He Man  
    Alec Waugh (2011). “'Sir!' She Said”, p.10, A&C Black
  • It is the thing that is most remote from the world in which we ourselves live that attracts us most. We are under the spell of what is distant from us. It is not our nature to desire passionately what is near at hand.

    Hands   Desire   World  
  • There is a case, and a strong case, for that particular form of indolence that allows us to move through life knowing only what immediately concerns us.

    Strong   Moving   Future  
  • London is a city of clubs and private houses. You have to be a member.

    Cities   House   Clubs  
    Alec Waugh (2011). “The Sugar Islands: A Collection of Pieces Written About the West Indies Between 1928 and 1953”, p.208, A&C Black
  • A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.

    Men   Support   Doubt  
  • We need not be intimidated by the wine snob because we know that, in the last analysis, he is only putting on a front. He may know more than we do, but how little he knows in comparison with what there is to know Wine, a hobby as fascinating and as human as one can find. One of the most fascinating aspects of the wine-hobby is the extent to which you learn all the time

    Wine   Hobbies   Needs  
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