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Age, like distance lends a double charm.
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.
Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
Oliver Herford
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.
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.
Oliver Herford
There is always room at the top - after the investigation.
The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
Oliver Herford
A man is known by the silence he keeps.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
Oliver Herford
What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.
Oliver Herford
Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
Only the young die good.