Anthony Hope, fully Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins

Anthony
Hope, fully Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins
1863
1933

English Author, Novelist and Playwright best known for "Prisoner of Zenda" and its sequel "Rupert of Hentzau"

Author Quotes

"I wonder when in the world you're going to do anything, Rudolf?" said my brother's wife.

A book might be written on the injustice of the just.

'Bourgeois,' I observed, 'is an epithet which the riff-raff apply to what is respectable, and the aristocracy to what is decent'.

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.

Economy is going without something you do want in case you should, someday, want something you probably won't want.

He is very fond of making things which he does not want, and then giving them to people who have no use for them.

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.

I may not understand, but I am willing to admire.

I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation.

In the deep, unwritten wisdom of life there are many things to be learned that cannot be taught. We never know them by hearing them spoken, but we grow into them by experience and recognize them through understanding. Understanding is a great experience in itself, but it does not come through instruction.

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

Understanding is a great experience in itself, but it does not come through instruction.

Author Picture
First Name
Anthony
Last Name
Hope, fully Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins
Birth Date
1863
Death Date
1933
Bio

English Author, Novelist and Playwright best known for "Prisoner of Zenda" and its sequel "Rupert of Hentzau"