Jerome K. Jerome Quotes
Brief author info: Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) English novelist and playwright.
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Ambition is only vanity ennobled.
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
We drink one another's healths and spoil our own.
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.
It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It's a blunder, though, and is punished as such.
When we reside in an attic we enjoy a supper of fried fish and stout. When we occupy the first floor it takes an elaborate dinner at the Continental to give us the same amount of satisfaction.
When a man or woman loves to brood over a sorrow and takes care to keep it green in their memory, you may be sure it is no longer a pain to them.
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.
Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.