Monday, June 7, 2021

TV Quote of the Day (‘Yes, Prime Minister,’ on Surviving in Diplomacy and Politics)

Sir Humphrey Appleby [played by Nigel Hawthorne]: “Diplomacy is about surviving until the next century—politics is about surviving until Friday afternoon.” — Yes, Prime Minister, Season 1, Episode 6, “A Victory for Democracy,” original air date Feb. 13, 1986, teleplay by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, directed by Sydney Lotterby

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