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Carry On, Jeeves

P.G. Wodehouse

Top 10 Best Quotes

“You would not enjoy Nietzsche, sir. He is fundamentally unsound.”

“What's the use of a great city having temptations if fellows don't yield to them?”

“She fitted into my biggest arm-chair as if it had been built round her by someone who knew they were wearing arm-chairs tight about the hips that season”

“Well, you know, there are limits to the sacred claims of friendship.”

“Employers are like horses — they require management.”

“I expect I shall feel better after tea.”

“He looked haggard and careworn, like a Borgia who has suddenly remembered that he has forgotten to shove cyanide in the consommé, and the dinner-gong due any moment.”

“It was one of those still evenings you get in the summer, when you can hear a snail clear its throat a mile away.”

“Don't leave me, Bertie. I'm lost." "What do you mean, lost?" "I came out for a walk and suddenly discovered after a mile or two that I didn't know where on earth I was. I've been wandering round in circles for hours." "Why didn't you ask the way?" "I can't speak a word of French." "Well, why didn't you call a taxi?" "I suddenly discovered I'd left all my money at my hotel." "You could have taken a cab and paid it when you got to the hotel." "Yes, but I suddenly discovered, dash it, that I'd forgotten its name." And there in a nutshell you have Charles Edward Biffen. As vague and woollen-headed a blighter as ever bit a sandwich.”

“I say, Bertie, is it really true that you were once engaged to Honoria?" "It is." Biffy coughed. "How did you get out - I mean, what was the nature of the tragedy that prevented the marriage?" "Jeeves worked it. He thought out the entire scheme." "I think, before I go," said Biffy thoughtfully, "I'll just step into the kitchen and have a word with Jeeves." I felt that the situation called for complete candour. "Biffy, old egg," I said, "as man to man, do you want to oil out of this thing?" "Bertie, old cork," said Biffy earnestly, "as one friend to another, I do.”

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Book Keywords:

humor, friendship, forgetfulness, nietzsche, horses, management, borgias, employers, poison, unhappiness, new-york-city, temptation

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