Telephone Quotes

The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.
Sir William Preece, chief engineer of the British Post Office, 1876
Doug larson - utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is...

Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella - No matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye.
Jean Ke
The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
Fran Lebowitz
The telephone is the greatest nuisance among conveniences, the greatest convenience among nuisances.
Robert Staughton Lynd
I am years gone from my family and miles away... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.
Jerrold Mundis

An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
Donald Sinden
Christopher darlington morley - if we all discovered that we had only five...
Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half - Especially if he has a teenage daughter.
Guy Albert Lombardo