Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Evelyn Waugh
That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.
Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966), British novelist. Captain Grimes, in Decline and Fall, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1928).
Paul Pennyfeather, to whom these words are addressed, had been given a letter of recommendation by his housemaster after being expelled from school.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.