Nancy Freeman-Mitford CBE (28 November 1904 – 30 June 1973), known as Nancy Mitford, was an English novelist, biographer and journalist.
Nancy was one of the famous Mitford sisters and considered one of the Bright Young Things in the early 1900s.
Nancy Mitford: The Wit & Quips of an “IT” girl
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off: it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It’s so frightfully good I’ve never bothered to read another.
I have just heard on the wireless that there’s no point in writing books any more because the electric brain can do it better. I’m all for it so long as I don’t have to read the Brain’s effusios, don’t feel they are made for me.