Jerome K. Jerome - Quotes

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It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.

It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.

The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.

It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.

Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer. ---->>>

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed. ---->>>

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. ---->>>

What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise. ---->>>

Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.

Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.

One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life. ---->>>

There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. ---->>>

Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. ---->>>

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe. ---->>>

It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so. ---->>>

People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.

People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. ---->>>

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over. ---->>>

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear. ---->>>

If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest. ---->>>

Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity. ---->>>

But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses. ---->>>

It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form. ---->>>

A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. ---->>>

We drink one another's health and spoil our own.

We drink one another's health and spoil our own.

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: May 2, 1859
Birthplace:
Die: 06-14, 1927
Occupation: Author
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Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1887). Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat, and several other novels (wikipedia)