C. S. Forester

British novelist, "Hornblower" author (1899–1966)

C. S. Forester or Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 18992 April 1966), an English novelist.

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Death to the French

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  • When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.
  • "I did not ask for objections, but for comments, or helpful suggestions. I looked for more loyalty from you, Captain Hornblower." That made the whole argument pointless. If Leighton only wanted servile agreement there was no sense in continuing.
  • The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.

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