The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life.
(George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1898). The waiter, in You Never Can Tell, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 1, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1970).)
(Lillian Gish (1893-1993), U.S. actress. The Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me, ch. 7 (1969).
Describing her and her sister Dorothy's (1898-1968) childhood experiences as theatrical performers. Later, they would become movie stars.)