Oliver Herford - Quotes

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A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.

Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. ---->>>

A man is known by the silence he keeps. ---->>>

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

Many are called but few get up.

Many are called but few get up.

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet. ---->>>

What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan. ---->>>

Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you. ---->>>

Age, like distance lends a double charm. ---->>>

A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well. ---->>>

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure. ---->>>

Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember. ---->>>

There is always room at the top - after the investigation. ---->>>

When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from. ---->>>

Only the young die good. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 1863
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Author
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Oliver Herford (1863–1935) was an American writer, artist and illustrator who has been called "The American Oscar Wilde". As a frequent contributor to The Mentor, Life, and Ladies' Home Journal, he sometimes signed his artwork as "O Herford". In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little Book of Bores (wikipedia)