Quotes by A.P.Herbert

  • The defendant, Mr Haddock, is among other things an author, which fact should alone dispose you in the plaintiff’s favour.


  • The collection of a lunatic and inequitable tax, however few the victims, must tend to breed an un-English dislike of taxation in general.


  • The critical period in matrimony is breakfast time.


  • The concept of two people living together for 25 years without having a cross word, suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep .


  • Other people’s babies
    That’s my life
    Mother to dozens,
    And nobody’s wife


  • Let’s find out what everyone is doing and then stop everyone from doing it.


  • People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.


  • It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in the category of intolerable provocations which may legally or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable.