10 Funniest P.G. Wodehouse Quotes to brighten your day!

by Mugdha Wagle on October 14, 2016

October 15th is P.G.Wodehouse’s birthday. While many legions of readers the world over swear by his particular brand of humour, some are left cold by it. In any case, we guarantee that the collection of Wodehouse quotes below will have you guffawing whether you’re a Wodehouse fan or not!

Wodehouse on aging gracefully:

wodehouse quote on aging

Ouch! That’s a bit harsh, isn’t it?

Wodehouse on the difference between men and women:

wodehouse on the difference between men and women

Wodehouse novels, especially the Jeeves and Wooster ones, are filled with women who call the shots, often leaving their male counterparts bewildered.

Wodehouse on how and when to apologize:

wodehouse on apologies

This one is almost philosophical, isn’t it?

Wodehouse on the kind of girl your friend needs to marry:

wodehouse on the kind of girl your friend needs

The perfect insult.

Then again, Wodehouse on marriage itself:

wodehouse on marriage

Unnecessarily bleak, do you think? Well, as we’ve heard before, marriage is no bed of roses…

Wodehouse on English blood sports:

wodehouse on shooting

Wodehouse novels are generally set in upper-class homes, where weekend shooting parties used to be held, with gentleman participating in shooting contests. Eww!

Wodehouse on different degrees of disappointment:

wodehouse gruntled disgruntled quote

Here Wodehouse coins a new word, making us wonder why it wasn’t part of the dictionary already!

Wodehouse on Bertie’s formidable Aunt Agatha:

wodehouse on aunt agatha

Aunt Agatha was a rich source of humour in the Bertie Wooster novels, along with the more sympathetic but equally hilarious Aunt Dahlia. No collection of Wodehouse quotes would miss out on having one on her.

Wodehouse on What Women Really Want:

wodehouse women tea

A lot of Wodehouse quotes seem to be on women, and no wonder; he generally spoke from a man’s perspective in his books.

Wodehouse on Receiving a Nasty Shock:

wodehouse on shock

Ah, which among us has not experienced a rude shock from time to time?

Which one among these did you like the most? Are your favourite Wodehouse quotes in here? Tell us!

Written by Mugdha Wagle

Kitabi Keeda of the most obsessive sort. When she’s reading something, interrupt her only if you have life insurance! Discovering a fantastic new author can move her to tears. Loves trekking, adores animals and venerates good food (eating it, not cooking it :))!

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