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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

  • #2
    Stephen Fry
    “It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.”
    Stephen Fry

  • #3
    Stephen Fry
    “An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.”
    Stephen Fry

  • #4
    “Thou shalt not question Stephen Fry.”
    Scroobius Pip

  • #5
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #6
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “Red hair, sir, in my opinion, is dangerous.”
    P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good, Jeeves!

  • #7
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “I hadn't the heart to touch my breakfast. I told Jeeves to drink it himself.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #8
    Evelyn Waugh
    “I can't bare you when you're not amusing.”
    Evelyn Waugh, Vile Bodies
    tags: humor

  • #9
    Evelyn Waugh
    “Charm is the great English blight. It does not exist outside these damp islands. It spots and kills anything it touches. It kills love; it kills art; I greatly fear, my dear Charles, it has killed you.”
    Evelyn Waugh

  • #10
    Noël Coward
    “I like long walks, especialy when they are taken by people who annoy me.”
    Noël Coward

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #12
    Evelyn Waugh
    “Mr. Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own. He has made a world for us to live in and delight in.”
    Evelyn Waugh

  • #13
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

  • #14
    Violet Haberdasher
    “For under scrutiny you will find that even an open book can have a surprise scribbled in its margins.”
    Violet Haberdasher, The Secret Prince

  • #15
    Lemony Snicket
    “If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window

  • #16
    Orson Welles
    “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.”
    Orson Welles

  • #17
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw



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