P. G. Wodehouse was an English comic writer who created some of the most beloved characters in literature, including Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. He wrote over ninety books and hundreds of short stories, mainly set in the world of upper-class Edwardian England. His work is known for its humour, wit and light-hearted satire of British aristocracy.
What is the most famous quote by P. G. Wodehouse ?
Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.— P. G. Wodehouse
What can you learn from P. G. Wodehouse (Life Lessons)
P.G. Wodehouse's works are full of wit and humour, and often feature characters who are able to find humour in difficult situations. His works emphasize the importance of maintaining a positive outlook, even in the face of adversity. His stories also remind us that it's important to remain true to ourselves and our values, no matter what life throws at us.
The most spectacular P. G. Wodehouse quotes that will add value to your life
Following is a list of the best quotes, including various P. G. Wodehouse inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by P. G. Wodehouse.
There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
It is never difficult to distinguish between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
An apple a day, if well aimed, keeps the doctor away.
It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I always advise people never to give advice.
Gussie, a glutton for punishment, stared at himself in the mirror.
Humorous quotes by P. G. Wodehouse
The cup of tea on arrival at a country house is a thing which, as a rule, I particularly enjoy. I like the crackling logs, the shaded lights, the scent of buttered toast, the general atmosphere of leisured cosiness.
As we grow older and realize more clearly the limitations of human happiness, we come to see that the only real and abiding pleasure in life is to give pleasure to other people.
It was a confusion of ideas between him and one of the lions he was hunting in Kenya that had caused A. B. Spottsworth to make the obituary column. He thought the lion was dead, and the lion thought it wasn't.
A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion.
It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.
The voice of Love seemed to call to me, but it was a wrong number.
A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of one who has searched for the leak in life's gas-pipe with a lighted candle.
Everything in life that’s any fun, as somebody wisely observed, is either immoral, illegal or fattening.
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
Quotations by P. G. Wodehouse that are witty and satirical
Well, why do you want a political career? Have you ever been in the House of Commons and taken a good square look at the inmates? As weird a gaggle of freaks and sub-humans as was ever collected in one spot.
You know how it is with some girls. They seem to take the stuffing right out of you. I mean to say, there is something about their personality that paralyses the vocal cords and reduces the contents of the brain to cauliflower.
Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.
There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, 'Do trousers matter?'" "The mood will pass, sir.
I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
...it has been well said that it is precisely these moments when we are feeling that ours is the world and everything that's in it that Fate selects for sneaking up on us with the rock in the stocking.
The least thing upset him on the links.
He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
My motto is 'Love and let love' - with the one stipulation that people who love in glass-houses should breathe on the windows.
What's the use of a great city having temptations if fellows don't yield to them?
If you could call the thing a horse. If it hadn't shown a flash of speed in the straight, it would have got mixed up with the next race.
It has been well said that an author who expects results from a first novel is in a position similar to that of a man who drops a rose petal down the Grand Canyon of Arizona and listens for the echo.
Mike nodded. A sombre nod. The nod Napoleon might have given if somebody had met him in 1812 and said, "So, you're back from Moscow, eh?
Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy's Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day's work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city's reservoir, he turns to the cupboards, only to find the vodka bottle empty.
Why do dachshunds wear their ears inside out?
I am told by those who know that there are six varieties of hangover-the Broken Compass, the Sewing Machine, the Comet, the Atomic, the Cement Mixer and the Gremlin Boogie, and his manner suggested that he had got them all.
It's a funny thing about looking for things.
If you hunt for a needle in a haystack you don't find it. If you don't give a darn whether you ever see the needle or not it runs into you the first time you lean against the stack.
Cats, as a class, have never completely got over the snootiness caused by the fact that in ancient Egypt they were worshipped as gods. This makes them prone to set themselves up as critics and censors of the frail and erring human beings whose lot they share.
As a child of eight Mr. Trout had once kissed a girl of six under the mistletoe at a Christmas party, but there his sex life had come to abrupt halt.
That is life. Just one long succession of misunderstandings and rash acts and what not. Absolutely.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize.
The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
If men's minds were like dominoes, surely his would be the double blank.
She's one of those soppy girls, riddled from head to foot with whimsy. She holds the view that the stars are God's daisy chain, that rabbits are gnomes in attendance on the Fairy Queen, and that every time a fairy blows its wee nose a baby is born, which, as we know, is not the case. She's a drooper.
If there is one thing I dislike, it is the man who tries to air his grievances when I wish to air mine.
This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth.
Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
Chumps always make the best husbands. When you marry, Sally, grab a chump. Tap his head first, and if it rings solid, don't hesitate. All the unhappy marriages come from husbands having brains. What good are brains to a man? They only unsettle him.
Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.
Love has had a lot of press-agenting from the oldest times; but there are higher, nobler things than love.
Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious.
The drowsy stillness of the afternoon was shattered by what sounded to his strained senses like G.K. Chesterton falling on a sheet of tin.
The real objection to the great majority of cats is their insufferable air of superiority.
Rex Stout's narrative and dialogue could not be improved, and he passes the supreme test of being rereadable. I don't know how many times I have reread the Wolfe stories, but plenty. I know exactly what is coming and how it is all going to end, but it doesn't matter. That's writing.
I pity the shrimp that matches wits with you Jeeves