Quotes

11 November 2014
The young women, what can they not learn, what can they not achieve, with Columbia University annex thrown open to them? In this great outlook for women's broader intellectual development I see the great sunburst of the future.
11 November 2014
The radical changes in society from the small, well-considered hundreds to the countless thousands have of course destroyed the neighborly character of the strange conglomerate. It is more ornamental and much more luxurious now than then.
11 November 2014
Time should be imaged with a paint-brush instead of a scythe; he knows how to wield the former even better than the latter.
11 November 2014
War is a most uneconomical, foolish, poor arrangement, a bloody enrichment of that soil which bears the sweet flower of peace ...
11 November 2014
... the English are very fond of being entertained, and ... they regard the French and the American people as destined by Heaven to amuse them.
11 November 2014
... the first cathedral you see remains with you forever as the cathedral of the world.
11 November 2014
She was the first of our rich women to wear many diamonds, and she always looked as if they wearied her.
11 November 2014
Washington society has always demanded less and given more than any society in this country—demanded less of applause, deference, etiquette, and has accepted as current coin quick wit, appreciative tact, and a talent for talking.
11 November 2014
It is better to pay court to a queen ... than to worship, as we too often do, some unworthy person whose wealth is his sole passport into society. I believe that a habit of respect is good for the human race.
11 November 2014
...I think the Americans are the only people who have good beds. I consider the American bedroom unparalleled for freshness, comfort, and cleanliness. It is worth going all over Europe in order to come home to one's own bed.

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