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Jerome K Jerome Quotes

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'But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses'

'Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.'

'I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.'

'Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.'

'It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good lia'

'It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do'

'It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so'

'Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity.'

'We drink one another's health and spoil our own.'

'What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.'

'You want to be foretold the weather? it is bad enough when it comes without having the misery of knowing about it beforehand'

'Think of the man who first tasted German Sausage'

Born in Walsall, West Midlands
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Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones. - A J P Taylor
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On this day:
Worlds 1st Dating Agency opens - 1650, Metropolitan Police Force Established - 1829, Britains 1st Electric Tram starts - 1885, Chamberlain & Hitler sign the Munich Agreement - 1938, First Episode of The Prisoner, - 1967
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