Of all the animals of prey, man is the only sociable one.
Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
The Beggar's Opera: John Gay

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Quote of the day - did he really think this one through?

Matthew d'Ancona, writing in the Evening Standard on the career of Lord Taylor of Warwick:

'He has passed through the political system like a barium meal...'


  1. I don't know, but it's a cracking quote. Bound to be repeated.

  2. He probably thought it was awfully clever.