About Alexander Woollcott:
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing.
I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.
Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening.
The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm.
At 83 Shaw's mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be, but it was still better than anyone else's.
There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!
Germany was the cause of Hitler as much as Chicago is responsible for the Chicago Tribune.
All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal or fattening.
His huff arrived and he departed in it.
You haven't lived until you died in New York.