O. Henry Quotes

O. Henry Quotes

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20 Funny Quotes from Literature
Funny Quotes from Literature

Funny quotes like – What the eye does not see, the stomach does not get upset over. ~ by Jerome K. Jerome

By Any Other Name
Nom De Plume

We all know that Samuel Clemens wrote under  the name of Mark Twain and that George Eliot was really Marian Evans.  But did you ever . . . read more

New Quotes – Shakespeare, Haggard and More
Quotes from Literature

I added new quotes to the site today!  The quotes are from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, She, Old Christmas and The Gift of the Magi.  . . . read more

4 O. Henry Quotes

O. Henry

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. ~ The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating. ~ The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry A story with a moral appended is like the bill of a mosquito. It bores you, and then injects a stinging drop to irritate your conscience. ~ Strictly Business by O. Henry There she plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership). ~ Strictly Business by O. Henry


 

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