Monday, January 28, 2008

Boat of Life - Quotes

Amazing lines from the first few chapters of the book "Three Men In a Boat"

  • Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat, enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing!
  • It is not that I object to work; I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
  • Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for funeral expenses.

"Up up and away in IX 661 to Chennai shortly"

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