- An Inspector Calls- Mr Birling
- "Heavy looking, rather portentous man"
- "unsinkable, absolutely unsinkable"
- "a man has to mind his own business and look out for himself and his own"
- This is Gerald Croft, the son of Sir George Croft"
- "I must say Sybil, that when it comes out at the inquest, it isn't going to do us much good"
- "I know the Brumley police officers pretty well"