Saturday, December 16, 2006

Lord Beaverbrook

"No man in any party trusts Max."
David Lloyd George

"A devoted tiger--very scarce breed."
Churchill to Edward VIII

"Try ridding yourself of this microbe....
Exorcise this bottle Imp."
Clementine Churchill to
Winston Churchill

"Hitler likes you very much."
Rudolf Hess, 1941

Quotes from the back cover of Lord Beaverbrook a life
by Anne Chisholm and Michael Davie
Knopf, 1993

Beaverbrook was a second tier player and a great observer of British politics. His books are not only fascinating but quite entertaining.

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