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Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels.
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Few of them were to be trusted within reach of a trowel and a pile of bricks.
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Flowers are happy things.
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Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
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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.
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Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.
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He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say "when!"
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He was built on large lines, and seemed to fill the room to overflowing. In physique he was not unlike what Primo Carnera would have been if Carnera hadn't stunted his growth by smoking cigarettes when a boy.
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He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.
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Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting.
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I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
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I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
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I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed I suppose.
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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.
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It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought.
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Madeleine Basset laughed the tinkling, silvery laugh that had got her so disliked by the better element.
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Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.
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She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel.
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She looked as if she had been poured into her clothes and had forgotten to say "when."
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Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
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Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
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The Bishop was talking to the local Master of Hounds about the difficulty he had in keeping his vicars off the incense.
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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.
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The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
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The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
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There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
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To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
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Why don't you get a haircut? You look like a chrysanthemum.
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