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No mockery in this world ever sounds to me so hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness. What does such advice mean? Happiness is not a potato.
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When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. ~ The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
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Fox terriers are born with about four times as much original sin in them as other dogs are. ~ Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
297 Humorous Quotes from Literature
|Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes.
||E. M. Forster
||A Room With A View|
|"To win back my youth, Gerald, there is nothing I wouldn't doexcept take exercise, get up early, or be a useful member of the community."
||A Woman of No Importance|
|When one wants to be natural, of necessity one becomes the reverse of natural.
|A bull in a china shop is not a useful animal, nor is he ornamental, but there can be no doubt of his energy.
| It is the necessary nature of a political party in this country to avoid, as long as it can be avoided, the consideration of any question which involves a great change.
|"Prophecy is like a half-trained mule," he complained to Jorah Mormont. "It looks as though it might be useful, but the moment you trust in it, it kicks you in the head."
||George R. R. Martin
||A Dance with Dragons|
|"I sadly want a reform in the construction of children. Nature's only idea seems to be to make them machines for the production of incessant noise."
||The Woman in White|
|The Anglo-Saxon genius for parliamentary government asserted itself; there was a great deal of talk and no decisive action.
||H. G. Wells
||The Invisible Man|
|When a man gets into his head an idea that the public voice calls for him, it is astonishing how great becomes his trust in the wisdom of the public.
|It is a remarkable thing with reference to men who are distressed for money—distressed as was now the case with Mr. Sowerby—that they never seem at a loss for small sums, or deny themselves those luxuries which small sums purchase. Cabs, dinners, wine, theatres, and new gloves are always at the command of men who are drowned in pecuniary embarrassments, whereas those who don't owe a shilling are so frequently obliged to go without them!
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