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Jerome K. Jerome
(1859-1927) born on
May 02
English author. His warm, unsatirical, and unintellectual humour won him wide following, e.g., "Three Men in a Boat", 1889.
         
   
F
Angels may be very excellent sort of folk in their own way, but we, poor mortals in our present state, would probably find them precious slow company.

R
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.
A
I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.
N
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. . . . It is in our follies that we are one.
K
Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Vanity and Vanities" (1889).
R: "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," "On Being Idle," 1889.
A: They and I, ch. 11 (1909).
N: "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," "On Vanity and Vanities" (1889)
K: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow."
   


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