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.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.