Baron

Famous quotes containing the word baron:

    People sometimes tell me that they prefer barbarism to civilisation. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the people of Alexandria, they are bored by civilisation; but all the evidence suggests that the boredom of barbarism is infinitely greater.
    Kenneth MacKenzie Clark, Baron of Saltwood (1903–1983)

    Generosity is a part of my character, and I therefore hasten to assure this Government that I will never make an allegation of dishonesty against it wherever a simple explanation of stupidity will suffice.
    Lever Leslie, Baron (1905–1977)

    I do not object to people looking at their watches when I am speaking. But I strongly object when they start shaking them to make certain they are still going.
    William Norman, 1st Baron Of Ulverston Birkett (1883–1962)