Do you ever need the perfect, witty, finger-snapping conversation-ender at short notice? Look no further, there are already some pretty fantastic one-liners out there! Here are a few of my favourite literary quips…but, like, be nice to people.
If your brains were dynamite there wouldn’t be enough to blow your hat off.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake
I desire that we be better strangers.
– William Shakespeare, As You Like It
She is nuttier than squirrel poo.
– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
I never saw anybody take so long to dress, and with such little result.
– Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
If looks could kill, you’d soon find out that yours couldn’t.
– Iris Owens, After Claude
What are your favourite ‘book burns’?
Thanks for reading, and have a lovely day!