Matthew Parris Quotes

Hypocrisy is like dry rot. Air and light will kill her. Her friends are anxiety, discretion, envy, embarrassment and fear. Matthew Parris (Times 15/10/05)

Is Tony Blair reckless of the effect of the sentences he puts together, or is he just very, very thick? Matthew Parris (Times 17/2/07)

An American lady once remarked that such was the polish imparted by a top-class public school education that you often had to be married to an Englishman for about ten years before you realised he was just dim. Matthew Parris (Times 17/2/07)