Friday, January 22, 2016

Book quotes: The Oxford Book of Humourous Quotations (4th and final installment)


This must be Thursday. I could never get the hang of Thursdays.  - Douglas Adams

I do love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as the go past. - Douglas Adams

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. - Samuel Johnson

I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day. - Philip Larkin

I can resist everything except temptation.  - Oscar Wilde

War is God's way of teaching Americans geography - Anonymous 

Wealth and power are much more likely to be the result of breading than they are of reading. - Fran Lebowitz

The English winter - ending in July. To recommence in August. - Lord Byron

There is no such thing as bad weather. Only inappropriate clothing. - Ranulph Fiennes.

Nothing is really work, unless you would rather be doing something else. - J.M. Barrie

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY and they meet at the bar. - Drew Carey

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. - Jerome K. Jerome 
 

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