Inspirational Quotes from Oliver Herford

A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.

Oliver Herford

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.

Oliver Herford

Many are called but few get up.

Oliver Herford

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

Oliver Herford

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.

Oliver Herford

A man is known by the silence he keeps.

Oliver Herford

Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

Oliver Herford

What is my loftiest ambition? I’ve always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.

Oliver Herford

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

Only the young die good.

Oliver Herford

Age, like distance lends a double charm.

Oliver Herford

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.

Oliver Herford

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven’t seen the joke yet.

Oliver Herford

Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.

Oliver Herford

When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.

Oliver Herford