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A list of the best W. S. Gilbert quotes. This list is arranged by which famous W. S. Gilbert quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest W. S. Gilbert quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from W. S. Gilbert should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable W. S. Gilbert quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Down went the owners -- greedy men whom hope of gain allured: oh, dry the starting tear, for they were heavily insured. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have; and I think he's a dirty little beast. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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It isn't so much what's on the table that matters, as what's on the chairs. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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Matrimonial devotion doesn't seem to suit her notion. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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Darwinian man, though well-behaved, at best is only a monkey shaved. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself; and how little I deserve it. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this, and every country but his own. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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I love my fellow creatures -- I do all the good I can -- yet everybody says I'm such a disagreeable man! Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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In enterprise of martial kind, when there was any fighting, he led his regiment from behind -- he found it less exciting. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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Things are seldom what they seem. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert