The best Quotes by P. G. Wodehouse

The best Quotes by P. G. Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE 15 October 1881 - February 1975) was an English writer and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. His creations include the feather-brained Bertie Wooster and his sagacious valet, Jeeves; the immaculate and loquacious Psmith; Lord Emsworth and the Blandings Castle set; the Oldest Member, with stories about golf; and Mr Mulliner, with tall tales on subjects ranging from bibulous bishops to megalomaniac movie moguls.

There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
Flowers are happy things.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
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.
Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.

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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
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I'm going to break precedent and tell you my one candle wish: that you would have a life as lucky as mine, where you can wake up one morning and say, 'I don't want anything more.' Sixty-five years. Don't they go by in a blink?
William Parrish in Meet Joe Black
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We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
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The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
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People should carry their childhood from beginning 'til end inside of them.
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The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
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You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
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It takes a long time to become young.
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You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, "See if you can blow this out."
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How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
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Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
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I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Winston Churchill (on his 75th birthday)
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Old age is no place for sissies!
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Schrutes don't celebrate birthdays, idiot. It started as a depression-era practicality, and then moved to an awesome tradition that I look forward to every year.
Dwight Schrute in The Office - Season 5 Episode 17
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty.
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"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
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You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
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People think, because we’re young, we aren’t complex, but that’s not true. We deal with life and love and broken hearts in the same way a woman a few years older might
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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
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The last thing to age on somebody is their heart.
Marie in Rocky Balboa
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There's no age where everything is experienced as intense as during childhood. We old people should always remember that.
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The older I get, the more I realize that age doesn't bring wisdom.
John Teller in Sons Of Anarchy - Season 1 Episode 6
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Disneyland isn't designed just for children. When does a person stop being a child? Can you say that a child is ever entirely eliminated from an adult?
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When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
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I think as you grow older your christmas list gets shorter, because the things you want can't be bought.
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Count your age by friends, not years.
Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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When I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game.
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You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you’ve lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.
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Well, it's fantastic when you consider the alternative.
Daniel Radcliffe - on how he feels about getting older
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J. D. Vance - Juli 2024
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Donald Trump - Juli 2024
Mr. Trump is unfit for our nation's highest office.
At a pivotal time in my life, Barack Obama gave me hope that a boy who grew up like me could still achieve the most important of my dreams. For that, I'll miss him and the example he set.
Trump's biggest failure as a political leader is that he sees the worst in people, and he encourages the worst in people.
I learned from my community how to shoot a gun, how to shoot it well. I learned how to make a damn good biscuit recipe. The trick, by the way, is frozen butter, not warm butter. But I didn't learn how to get ahead.
Church gives people a sense of community, a sense of how to behave... social support when times get tough. In a world where white working class folks are going to church less and less, they're losing that when they might really need it.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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