Margot Asquith Quote
Quoted in Listener, 11 June 1953
Quoted in T. S. Matthews Great Tom (New York: Harper & Row, 1973), ch. 7.
“From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.”
The Autobiography of Margot Asquith (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963) p. 291. (1922)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMargot Asquith
Born: February 2, 1864
Died: July 28, 1945 (age 81)
Bio: Margot Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith, born Emma Alice Margaret Tennant, was an Anglo-Scottish socialite, author and wit. She was married to Herbert Henry Asquith, a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1894 until his death in 1928.