LORD NORTHCLIFFE: The trouble with you, Shaw, is that you look as if there were famine in the land.

SHAW: The trouble with you, Northcliffe, is that you look as if you were the cause of it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) British playwright and critic

Exchange with Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe. Likely apocryphal.

Added on 29-Aug-08 | Last updated 29-Aug-08
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