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P. G. Wodehouse Quotes and Sayings

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Success comes to a writer as a rule,
so gradually that it is always something of a shock
to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
- P. G. Wodehouse

There is only one cure for gray hair.
It was invented by a Frenchman.
It is called the guillotine.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Flowers are happy things.
- P. G. Wodehouse

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost
wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
- P. G. Wodehouse

 

She had a penetrating sort of laugh.
Rather like a train going into a tunnel.
- P. G. Wodehouse

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.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.
- P. G. Wodehouse

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The least thing upset him on the links.
He missed short putts because of the uproar of the
butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair.
They gave her the means of supporting life,
but they made life hardly worth supporting.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers.
Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the
ladder and writes novels.
- P. G. Wodehouse

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol
was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
- P. G. Wodehouse

To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
- P. G. Wodehouse

He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had
been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say "when!"
- P. G. Wodehouse

I could see that, if not actually disgruntled,
he was far from being gruntled.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth.
It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
- P. G. Wodehouse

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not.
They come out after dark, up to no good.
- P. G. Wodehouse

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.
- P. G. Wodehouse

I know I was writing stories when I was five.
I don't know what I did before that.
Just loafed I suppose.
- P. G. Wodehouse

She looked as if she had been poured into her clothes
and had forgotten to say "when."
- P. G. Wodehouse

Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant.
It is best not to stir them.
- P. G. Wodehouse

Golf...
is the infallible test.
The man who can go into a patch of rough alone,
with the knowledge that only God is watching him,
and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will
serve you faithfully and well.
- P. G. Wodehouse

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb PHOTO

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford PHOTO

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
- Tony Robbins

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

The boldness of endurance is
the underline to almost every success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

The only roadblock to success is limited thinking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda


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