P. G. Wodehouse - Quotes

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The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.

To find a man's true character, play golf with him.

To find a man's true character, play golf with him.

Flowers are happy things.

Flowers are happy things.

Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.

Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.

I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled. ---->>>

There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine. ---->>>

Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.

Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.

Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.

Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.

He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say 'when!' ---->>>

She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel. ---->>>

Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed. ---->>>

Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good. ---->>>

The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows. ---->>>

Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting. ---->>>

I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed I suppose. ---->>>

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit. ---->>>

Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks. ---->>>

Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character. ---->>>

Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels. ---->>>

Golf, like measles, should be caught young. ---->>>

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: October 15, 1881
Birthplace:
Die: 02-14, 1975
Occupation: Writer
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Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse KBE (; 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. Born in Guildford, the son of a British magistrate based in Hong Kong, Wodehouse spent happy teenage years at Dulwich College, to which he remained devoted all his life (wikipedia)