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A list of the best P. G. Wodehouse quotes. This list is arranged by which famous P. G. Wodehouse quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest P. G. Wodehouse quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from P. G. Wodehouse should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable P. G. Wodehouse quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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The Right Hon. was a tubby lit... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
The Right Hon. was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say “When!” P. G. Wodehouse

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The fascination of shooting as... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun. P. G. Wodehouse

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...the shifty, hangdog look wh... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
...the shifty, hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to talk French. P. G. Wodehouse

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A young man with dark circles ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
A young man with dark circles under his eyes was propping himself up against a penny-in-the-slot machine. An undertaker, passing at that moment, would have looked at this young man sharply, scenting business. So would a buzzard. P. G. Wodehouse

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A certain critic—for such men,... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
A certain critic—for such men, I regret to say, do exist—made the nasty remark about my last novel that it contained “all the old Wodehouse characters under different names”. ... With my superior intelligence, I have outgeneralled this man by putting in all the old Wodehouse characters under the same names. Pretty silly it will make him feel, I rather fancy. P. G. Wodehouse

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At this moment, the laurel bus... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
At this moment, the laurel bush, which had hitherto not spoken, said "Psst!" P. G. Wodehouse

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The cosy glow which had been e... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
The cosy glow which had been enveloping the Duke became shot through by a sudden chill. It was as if he had been luxuriating in a warm shower-bath, and some hidden hand had turned on the cold tap. P. G. Wodehouse

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This done, he felt a little—no... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
This done, he felt a little—not much, but a little—better. Before, he would have gladly murdered Beach and James and danced on their graves. Now, he would have been satisfied with straight murder. P. G. Wodehouse

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If Eggy wanted to get spliced,... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
If Eggy wanted to get spliced, let him, was the way I looked at it. Marriage might improve him. It was difficult to think of anything that wouldn’t. P. G. Wodehouse

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And she's got brains enough fo... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need. P. G. Wodehouse

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It is a good rule in life neve... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them. P. G. Wodehouse

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I goggled. Her words did not a... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
I goggled. Her words did not appear to make sense. They seemed the mere aimless vapouring of an aunt who has been sitting out in the sun without a hat. P. G. Wodehouse

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For of all sad words of tongue... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been! John Greenleaf Whittier, P. G. Wodehouse

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A man's subconscious self is n... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour. P. G. Wodehouse

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Mere abuse is no criticism. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Mere abuse is no criticism. P. G. Wodehouse

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There are some things a chappi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
There are some things a chappie's mind absolutely refuses to picture, and Aunt Julia singing 'Rumpty-tiddley-umpty-ay' is one of them. P. G. Wodehouse

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“As a sleuth you are poor. You... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
“As a sleuth you are poor. You couldn’t detect a bass-drum in a telephone-booth.” P. G. Wodehouse

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He felt like a man who, chasin... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
He felt like a man who, chasing rainbows, has had one of them suddenly turn and bite him in the leg. P. G. Wodehouse

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At the age of eleven or therea... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies. P. G. Wodehouse

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Aunt Agatha is like an elephan... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Aunt Agatha is like an elephant—not so much to look at, for in appearance she resembles more a well-bred vulture, but because she never forgets. P. G. Wodehouse

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His standing among his neighbo... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
His standing among his neighbours was roughly equivalent to that of a shark in a bathing resort - something to be avoided as nimbly as possible.

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She cried in a voice that hit ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
She cried in a voice that hit me between the eyebrows and went out at the back of my head. P. G. Wodehouse

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Henry glanced hastily at the m... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Henry glanced hastily at the mirror. Yes, he did look rather old. He must have overdone some of the lines on his forehead. He looked something between a youngish centenarian and a nonagenarian who had seen a good deal of trouble. P. G. Wodehouse

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Work, the what's-its-name of t... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Work, the what's-its-name of the thingummy and the thing-um-a-bob of the what d'you-call-it. P. G. Wodehouse

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He wore the unmistakable look ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
He wore the unmistakable look of a man about to be present at a row between women, and only a wet cat in a strange backyard bears itself with less jauntiness than a man faced by such a prospect. P. G. Wodehouse

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The village of Market Blanding... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
The village of Market Blandings is one of those sleepy hamlets which modern progress has failed to touch... The church is Norman, and the intelligence of the majority of the natives palaeozoic. P. G. Wodehouse

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I shuddered from stem to stern... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
I shuddered from stem to stern, as stout barks do when buffeted by the waves. P. G. Wodehouse

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At five minutes to eleven on t... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
At five minutes to eleven on the morning named he was at the station, a false beard and spectacles shielding his identity from the public eye. If you had asked him he would have said that he was a Scotch business man. As a matter a fact, he looked far more like a motor-car coming through a haystack. P. G. Wodehouse

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His whole aspect was that of a... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
His whole aspect was that of a man who has unexpectedly been struck by lightning. P. G. Wodehouse

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…when you have been just told ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
…when you have been just told that the girl you love is definitely betrothed to another, you begin to understand how Anarchists must feel when the bomb goes off too soon. P. G. Wodehouse

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The Duke’s moustache was risin... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
The Duke’s moustache was rising and falling like seaweed on an ebb-tide. P. G. Wodehouse

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Routine is the death to herois... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Routine is the death to heroism. P. G. Wodehouse

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My Aunt Agatha, the curse of t... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
My Aunt Agatha, the curse of the Home Counties and a menace to one and all. P. G. Wodehouse

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His eyes were rolling in their... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
His eyes were rolling in their sockets, and his face had taken on the colour and expression of a devout tomato. I could see he loved like a thousand bricks. P. G. Wodehouse

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Bingo swayed like a jelly in a... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Bingo swayed like a jelly in a high wind. P. G. Wodehouse

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Bradbury Fisher shuddered from... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
Bradbury Fisher shuddered from head to foot, and his legs wobbled like asparagus stalks. P. G. Wodehouse

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His was a life which lacked, p... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
His was a life which lacked, perhaps, the sublimer emotions which raised Man to the level of the gods, but it was undeniably an extremely happy one. He never experienced the thrill of ambition fulfilled, but, on the other hand, he never knew the agony of ambition frustrated.... P. G. Wodehouse

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"Elementary, my dear Watson, elementary," murmured Psmith. P. G. Wodehouse

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His IQ was 7 points below that... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
His IQ was 7 points below that of a not so agile jelly fish

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HEll hath no fury like a woman... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best P. G. Wodehouse Quotes
HEll hath no fury like a woman scorned