Quotes by J. B. Priestley

Jane Wyndham-Lewis John Boynton Priestley, OM was an English novelist, playwright, screenwriter, broadcaster and social commentator.

The best Quotes and Sayings

The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.

- J. B. PriestleyTechnology, Generations, Smartphones

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.

- J. B. PriestleyBeginning, Morning

I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes.

- J. B. Priestley

Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.

- J. B. Priestley

In plain words: now that Britain has told the world that she has the H-Bomb she should announce as early as possible that she has done with it, that she proposes to reject in all circumstances nuclear warfare.

- J. B. Priestley