I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.

Never in the way, and never out of the way.

Better than a play!

Let not poor Nelly starve.

For its merit I will knight it, and then it will be Sir-Loin.

Working Title gave me the job, and I was both excited and terrified.

This is very true: for my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers'.

He had been, he said, an unconscionable time dying; but he hoped that they would excuse it.

Not a religion for gentlemen.