“As long as you represent me as praising alcohol I shall not complain. It is, I believe, the greatest of human inventions, and by far - much greater than Hell, the radio or the bichloride tablet.”
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) American editor and critic.
“Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.”
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
On the perfect cup of coffee: "Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love."
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand (1754-1838)
“MOTHER: It's broccoli, dear.
CHILD: I say it's spinach, and I say the hell with it.”
E.B.White (1899-1985) Cartoon caption in ‘New Yorker’
“Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?”
H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927
“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
Julia Child (1912-2004)
“Truffles - anyone who does not declare himself ready to leave Paradise or Hell for such a treat is not worthy to be born again.”
Maurice Goudeket, ‘Close to Colette’ (1955)
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