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P. G. Wodehouse quotes page 2

There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
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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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The voice of love seemed to call to me, but it was a wrong number.
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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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Intoxicated? The word did not express it by a mile. He was oiled, boiled, fried, plastered,
whiffled, sozzled, and blotto.
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Statisticians estimate that crime among good golfers is lower than in any class of the
community except possibly bishops.
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He trusted neither of them as far as he could spit, and he was a poor spitter, lacking both
distance and control.
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As for Gussie Finknottle, many an experienced undertaker would have been deceived by his
appearance and started embalming on sight.
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He felt like a man who, chasing rainbows, has had one of them suddenly turn and bite him in
the leg.
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Employers are like horses - they require management.
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And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you
will need.
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She cried in a voice that hit me between the eyebrows and went out at the back of my head.
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Just another proof, of course, of what I often say - it takes all sorts to make a world.
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She snorted with a sudden violence which twenty-four hours earlier would have unmanned
me completely. Even in my present tolerably robust condition, it affected me like one of those
gas explosions which slay six.
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Mike nodded. A sombre nod. The nod Napoleon might have given if somebody had met him in
1812 and said, "So, you're back from Moscow, eh?"
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