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Oliver Herford (1863 – 1935)


American humorous poet and illustrator.
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Oliver Herford
Tact is to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
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Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
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Diplomacy: Lying in state.




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Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
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Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
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My wife has a whim of iron.
Oliver Herford
Actresses will happen in the best-regulated families.
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A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.
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The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scots as a joke, but the Scots haven't seen the joke yet.
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If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one; go ahead, get married.
Oliver Herford
Only the young die good.




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Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
Oliver Herford
Many are called but few get up.
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A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.
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Age, like distance lends a double charm.
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There is no time like the pleasant.
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