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Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English author and humorist.

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P. G. Wodehouse quotes

“At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.”

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“Everything in life that’s any fun, as somebody wisely observed, is either immoral, illegal or fattening.”

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

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“He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.”

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“I always advise people never to give advice.”

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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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“It is true of course, that I have a will of iron, but it can be switched off if the circumstances seem to demand it.”

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“Marriage isn’t a process of prolonging the life of love, but of mummifying the corpse.”

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“She fitted into my biggest armchair as if it had been built round her by someone who knew they were wearing armchairs tight about the hips that season.”

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“Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant – better left unstirred.”

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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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“The French invented the only known cure for dandruff. It is called the guillotine.”

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“The voice of love seemed to call to me, but it was a wrong number.”

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“Woman is the unfathomable, incalculable mystery, the problem that we men can never hope to solve.”

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“You know how it is with some girls. They seem to take the stuffing right out of you. I mean to say, there is something about their personality that paralyses the vocal cords and reduces the contents of the brain to cauliflower.”

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