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Quotation by Hans Richter
Your damned nonsense can I stand twice or once, but sometimes always, by God, never.
Hans Richter (1843–1916), German conductor. Quoted in The Fine Art of Political Wit, ch. 12, Leon Harris (1964).
spoken to the second flute in the Covent Garden orchestra; quoted by British MP J.E.S. Simon in the House of Commons, Feb. 13, 1958.
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