Yes, it’s all very well to talk about fortunes made in no time: they’re like shirts made in no time — it’s ten to one if they hang long together.

Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857) English playwright and humorist
Mrs. Caudle’s Curtain Lectures, Lecture 23 (1866)
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Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 23-Jul-12
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