J. K. Jerome Quotes

Most popular J. K. Jerome Quotes

Ambition is only vanity ennobled.

ambition

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.
— J. K. Jerome

egotism

I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
— J. K. Jerome

work

Years ago, when I was young and inexperienced, I hired a yacht myself.
— J. K. Jerome

Yachting

Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life.
— J. K. Jerome
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.

contentment

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.
— J. K. Jerome
There is no more thrilling sensation I know of than sailing.  It comes as near to flying as man has got to yet—except in dreams.

sailing

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
— J. K. Jerome
I like work;  it fascinates me.  I can sit and look at it for hours.  I love to keep it by me:  the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart.

work