William Thacker quotes

Would you like something to eat? Something to nibble? Apricots, soaked in honey? Quite why, no one knows, because it stops them tasting like apricots and makes them taste like honey... and if you wanted honey, you could just... buy honey. Instead of apricots. But nevertheless they're yours if you want them.

[to Martin] If I were to employ a wet rag would I have to pay it as much as I pay you?

Actually, apart from the American, I've loved only two girls. The first one left me faster than you can say Indiana Jones, and the second one, who seriously ought to have known better, casually marries my best friend.

It's as if I've taken love heroin, and now I can't ever have it again.

[after hitting his shin on a fence while climbing over it] Now what in the world in this garden could make that ordeal worthwhile? [Anna kisses him] Nice garden.

[about Anna's new film project] Any horses in that one? Or hounds for that matter; our readers are equally intrigued by both species.

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