Jerome K Jerome was born 2 May 1859, and died 14 June 1927
Jerome K Jerome Quotes
- It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
- How dull, how impossible life would be without dreams — waking dreams, I mean — the dreams that we call ‘castles in the air’, built by the kindly hands of Hope!
- The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.
- It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- The facts of life are the impossibilities of fiction.
- It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch one another and find sympathy.
- It is no more effort for a man to be a saint than to be a sinner; it becomes a mere matter of habit.
- The advantage of literature over life is that its characters are clearly defined, and act consistently.
Jerome K Jerome was an English writer and humorist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat. He founded the co-weekly Today and in 1892 he founded and co-edited The Idler. Jerome was well-connected in literary society and with witty contributors such as Mark Twain, Luke Sharpe, Rudyard Kipling, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle it was a success.
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