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P. G. Wodehouse Quotes

Playwright and Author
Born On
1881-10-15
Died On
1975-02-14
Birth Place
England, UK
Death Place
Southampton, New York, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Father
Henry Ernest Wodehouse
Mother
Eleanor Wodehouse
Spouse
Ethel Wayman
Nationality
British
Education
Chalet School, Croydon , Elizabeth College, Guernsey , Malvern House, at Kearsney , Royal Naval College at Dartmouth , Dulwich College ,
Writers

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.

P. G. Wodehouse

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

P. G. Wodehouse

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

P. G. Wodehouse

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.

P. G. Wodehouse

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.

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

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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.

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Flowers are happy things.

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I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.

P. G. Wodehouse

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.

P. G. Wodehouse

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

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

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

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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.

P. G. Wodehouse

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

P. G. Wodehouse

Have fun and listen to hip-hop and still have God in your life, without being overbearing, without being preachy.

P. G. Wodehouse