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