"Any real New Yorker is a you-name-it-we-have-it-snob . . . whose heart brims with sympathy for the millions of unfortunates who through misfortune, misguidedness or pure stupidity live anywhere else in the world."
"The Moscow of these [Soviet] pageants is the old core city with its buildings of pastel hues and white trim that, with the season's continual dustings of snow, appear to be the work of confectioners."
"There is something remarkably and peculiarly English about the passion for sitting on damp seats watching open-air drama . . . only the English have mastered the art of being truly uncomfortable while facing up to culture."
Sheridan Morley, drama critic, International Herald Tribune