Quotation Explorer - 'Jerome K. Jerome'

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. - Jerome K. Jerome
It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. 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. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
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. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
I should never make anything of a fisherman. I had not got sufficient imagination - Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to enjoy idling unless there is plenty of work to do. - Jerome K. Jerome
Time has laid its healing hand upon the wound when we can look back at the the pain we once fainted under, and no bitterness or despair arises in our heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. - Jerome K. Jerome
What the eye does not see, the stomach does not get upset over - Jerome K. Jerome
It is always the best policy to speak the truth--unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. - Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. - Jerome K. Jerome
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. - Jerome K. Jerome
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