Here are some quotes that I like, that I have had lying around for a long time...
“Language is part of a person’s character.” – Francis Bacon
Good guy to evil secretary:
“How’s the secretary biz these days? Scheduled any first-rate appointments lately?”
In Mary Doria Russell’s “The Sparrow”
“Trisha knew who Banquo’s ghost was. She had studied English literature at A-level, and had actually done three months’ teacher training before deciding that she was going to spend her life dealing with juvenile delinquents she would rather do it with full powers of arrest.”
Page 352 Ben Elton’s ‘Dead Famous’
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. - Kin Hubbard