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Margot Asquith
(1864-1945) born on
Feb 02
English author. She was an eccentric, outspoken and shrewd influence on social, fashionable English life.
         
   
F
Lord Birkenhead is very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.

R
There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs -- apart from discernment -- a certain greatness to find him.
A
Dear boy, it isn't that your manners are bad -- it's simply that you have no manners at all.
N
To marry a man out of pity is folly; and, if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has "never had a chance, poor devil," you are profoundly mistaken. One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak . . .
K
If Kitchener was not a great man, he was, at least, a great poster.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Autobiography, quoted in the Listener, 11 June 1953
R: The Autobiography of Margot Asquith, vol. 1, ch. 8 (1920).
A:
N: The Autobiography of Margot Asquith, vol. 1, ch. 7 (1920).
K: Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist," (Sir Philip Magnus), Ch. 14
   


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