Facts about P. G. Wodehouse

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P. G. Wodehouse was a famous Writer from England, who lived between October 15, 1881 and February 14, 1975.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 24 quotes who is written / told by G. Wodehouse.

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Famous quotes by P. G. Wodehouse (24)


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"The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows"
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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"
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"She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel"
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"I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit"
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"Golf, like measles, should be caught young"
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"To find a man's true character, play golf with him"
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"Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them"
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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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"Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good"
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"Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks"
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"Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum"
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"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"
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"There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine"
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"He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say "when!""
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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"
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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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"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"
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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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"She looked as if she had been poured into her clothes and had forgotten to say "when.""
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"He was white and shaken, like a dry martini"
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"Flowers are happy things"
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"I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled"
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"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"


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