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Ben Elton Quotes

(1959), British Author, Performer

No collection of people who are all waiting for the same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation. Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.

Category: Conversation

If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not; then marriages would be truly made in heaven.

Category: Love

People who get through life dependent on other people's possessions are always the first to lecture you on how little possessions count.

Category: Parasites

Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.

Category: Victims

The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value.

Category: World