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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
We drink one another's health and spoil our own.

R
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
A
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."
N
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.
K
The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," 'On Eating and Drinking'
R: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow."
A: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Babies" (1889).
N: Three Men in a Boat," Ch. 3
K: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Being Shy" (1889).
   


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