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Oliver Herford was a famous Author from USA, who lived between 1863 and 1935.

Biography

Oliver Herford (18631935) 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". He also wrote short poems like "The Chimpanzee" and "The Hen", as well as writing and illustrating "The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten" (1904) and "Excuse It Please" (1930).

Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Oliver, under the main topic Pet.

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Famous quotes by Oliver Herford (17)


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"Age, like distance lends a double charm"
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"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"
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"Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings"
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"There is always room at the top - after the investigation"
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"Many are called but few get up"
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"A man is known by the silence he keeps"
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"When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from"
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"Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure"
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"A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often"
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"Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings"
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"Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember"
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"Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it"
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"What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan"
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"The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet"
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"Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you"
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"Only the young die good"
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"A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish"


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