Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.
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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