The cup of tea on arrival at a country house is a thing which, as a rule, I particularly enjoy. I like the crackling logs, the shaded lights, the scent of buttered toast, the general atmosphere of leisured cosiness.
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881 - 1975)
Contributed by: Baroque
Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks.
It's a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people don't want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Contributed by: Zaady
Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.
I just sit at the typewriter and curse a bit.
Source: on his technique as a writer Collier's, August, 31, 1956
I always advise people never to give advice.
While not exactly disgruntled, he was far from feeling gruntled. He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice, and I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Source: The Code of the Woosters
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