Quotes by Sir Compton MacKenzie

The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domesticated animal

Sir Compton MacKenzie

Other Great Authors

I have one rule-attention. They give me theirs and I give them mine.

Sister Evangelist

If it bleeds, you can kill it


Formerly a public man needed a private secretary for a barrier between himself and the public. Nowadays he has a press secretary to keep him properly in the public eye.

Daniel J. Boorstin

The kingdom of God or nothing.

John Taylor, former president of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints

The end excuses any evil.


I think people want their illusions and writers are mostly illusion. When you read their words, you read a flattened, incomplete version of the writer.

Real Live Preacher »

Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.

Dan Quayle »