Jerome K. Jerome Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Jerome K. Jerome quotes, Jerome K. Jerome sayings, and Jerome K. Jerome proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. Jerome K. Jerome
Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone Jerome K. Jerome
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so. Jerome K. Jerome
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. Jerome K. Jerome
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. Jerome K. Jerome
A cat's got her own opinion of human beings. She don't say much, but you can tell enough to make you anxious not to hear the whole of it. Jerome K. Jerome
The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. Jerome K. Jerome
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one. Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. Jerome K. Jerome
Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear. Jerome K. Jerome
Affection will burn cheerily when the white flame of love is flickered out. Affection is a fire that can be fed from day to day and be piled up ever higher as the wintry years draw nigh. Jerome K. Jerome
They dogs never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation. Jerome K. Jerome
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. Jerome K. Jerome
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so. Jerome K. Jerome
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life. Jerome K. Jerome
Memory is a rare ghost-raiser. Like a haunted house, its walls are ever echoing to unseen feet. Jerome K. Jerome
A good woman's arms round a man's neck is a lifebelt thrown out to him from heaven. Jerome K. Jerome
There must be something ghostly in the air of Christmas — something about the close, muggy atmosphere that draws up the ghosts, like the dampness of the summer rains brings out the frogs and snails. Jerome K. Jerome
Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need— a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing. Jerome K. Jerome
Cheese, like oil, makes too much of itself. Jerome K. Jerome
Swearing relieves the feelings - that is what swearing does. I explained this to my aunt on one occasion, but it didn't answer with her. She said I had no business to have such feelings. Jerome K. Jerome
We drink one another's healths and spoil our own. Jerome K. Jerome
Weather in towns is like a skylark in a counting-house— out of place and in the way, Jerome K. Jerome