There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
The Observer (London, Oct. 30, 1988)
Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to.
Are You Sitting Comfortably?, from Observations (1970)
I wouldn't say when you've seen one Western you've seen the lot; but when you've seen the lot you get the feeling you've seen one.
Decoding the West, from Sunday Best (1976)
People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what.
Of the English climate, from The Observer (London, Aug. 7, 1966)
The best careers advice given to the young ... is "Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it."