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The weather is like the government, always in the wrong. Jerome K. Jerome (three men in a boat)


The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

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QUOTATION: Jerome K. Jerome


A good dinner brings out all the softer side of a man. Under its genial influence the gloomy and morose become jovial and chatty.

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QUOTATION: Jerome K. Jerome


From all accounts, the world has been getting worse and worse ever since it was created. All I can say is that it must have been a remarkably delightful place when it was first opened to the public, for it is very pleasant even now.

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Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome about marriage


Brains are at a discount in the married state. There is no demand for them, no appreciation even.

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Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome about writers and readers and what the Providence has to do with it


You and I, dear reader, are each the center of the universe in our respective opinions. You, as I understand it, were brought into being by a considerate Providence in order that you might read and pay me for what I write; while I, in your opinion, am an article sent into the world to write something for you to read.

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Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome on clothes and behavior…


Clothes alter our very nature. A man could not help being fierce and daring with a plume in his bonnet, a dagger in his belt, and a lot of puffy white things all down his sleeves.

a gentlemans ustler coat


David Tomlinson as ‘J’ with Noelle Middleton as his wife, Laurence Harvey as George, Jimmy Edwards as Harris and Hal Osmond as Cabbie in a clip from ‘Three Men In A Boat‘ (1956) directed by Ken Annakin from the novel by Jerome K. Jerome.

Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome on Getting up and about


Ah! how delicious it is to turn over and go to sleep again: “just for five minutes.” Is there any human being, I wonder, besides the hero of a Sunday-school “tale for boys,” who ever gets up willingly?

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