J. B. Priestley

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J. B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley, OM (/ˈpriːstli/; 13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984) was an English novelist, playwright, screenwriter, broadcaster and…

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Age

J. B. Priestley quote : Living in an age …

Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but…

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Age

J. B. Priestley quote : The greatest writers of …

The greatest writers of this age… are aware of the mystery of our existence. J. B. Priestley

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Happiness

J. B. Priestley quote : To show a child …

To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child’s delight added to your own – this is…

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Funny

J. B. Priestley quote : She was a handsome …

She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years. J. B. Priestley

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Death

J. B. Priestley quote : If we openly declare …

If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair…

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Communication

J. B. Priestley quote : The more we elaborate …

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

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Age

J. B. Priestley quote : There was no respect …

There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect…

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Age

J. B. Priestley quote : We pay when old …

We pay when old for the excesses of youth. J. B. Priestley

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