Famous quotes containing the words read, sir and/or herbert:
“Were headed for collapse, if you want my opinion, Missy. I can see it in the fallin off of the quality of vagrants. There was a time you could find real good company in almost any jungle youd pick, men who could talk, men whod read a book now and then; and now, what do you find, a lot of dirty little guttersnipes no decent tramp would want to associate with.
Well, its been that way all through history.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman.... I would know him, that would refuse to set his hand to a rope, but I know there is not any such here.”
—Francis, Sir Drake (15401596)
“Thats interesting. Sort of a private preserve for teenagers, huh? I suppose as adults were lucky to find a parking space.”
—Kenneth Langtry. Herbert L. Strock. Prof. Frankenstein (Whit Bissell)