Anthony Sampson

British writer and journalist

Anthony Terrell Seward Sampson (3 August 192618 December 2004) was a British writer and journalist; he was also a founding member of the (defunct) Social Democratic Party (SDP).


Anatomy of Britain Today (1965)Edit

  • In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.
    • Chapter 9.
  • Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
    • Chapter 2.
  • Members rise from CMG (known sometimes in Whitehall as "Call Me God") to KCMG ("Kindly Call Me God") to GCMG ("God Calls Me God").
    • Chapter 18.

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