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P. G. Wodehouse
(1881-1975) born on
Oct 15
English novelist, humorist. He is best known for farces of English gentry; created characters Wooster and Jeeves in "The Inimitable Jeeves," 1924.
         
   
F
I spent the afternoon musing on Life. If you come to think of it, what a queer thing Life is! So unlike anything else, don't you know, if you see what I mean.

R
I pressed down the mental accelerator. The old lemon throbbed fiercely. I got an idea.
A
I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
N
I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed I suppose.
K
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.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "My Man Jeeves," 'Rallying Round Old George.'
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Collier's," 31 Aug 1956; commenting on his personal writing technique.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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