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“Even a fool can deceive a man — if he be a bigger fool than himself.”
“... what a rope of sand we are without a leader ...”
“Flattery is so necessary to all of us that we flatter one another just to be flattered in return.”
“It is more difficult ... to rule the King's favorites than for the favorites to rule the King.”
Marjorie Bowen, English writer, historian
(1885 - 1952)
Real name: Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell Long. She also wrote as Joseph Shearing (see Shearing quotes under that name), George Runnell Preedy, Margaret Campbell, John Winch, and Robert Paye.