Quotations The Best Saki Quotes  

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

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Saki quotes?" and "What is the most famous Saki quote?"

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15 6
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death. Saki

8 2
It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself. Saki

6 1
The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them. Saki

7 4
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart. Saki

5 3
Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like -- and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres. Saki

4 2
He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. Saki

2 1
You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. Saki

2 1
Scandal is merely the compassionate allowance which the gay make to the humdrum. Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people. Saki

3 3
The cook was a good cook, as cooks go; and as cooks go, she went. Saki

3 3
Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up. Saki

2 2
Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more. Saki

1 1
Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born. Saki

1 3
When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instincts often remain in the undeveloped condition of their earlier days. Something showy and not-too-expensive in a shop is their only conception of the ideal gift. Saki

1 4
No one has ever said it, but how painfully true it is that the poor have us always with them. Saki

2 6
He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it. Saki

1 6
No one can be an unbeliever nowadays. The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve. Saki