Quotes

11 November 2014
There is something very solemn in the thought of a great spirit like hers entering the spiritual world which she did not believe in. If we are right in our faith, what a blessed surprise for her!
11 November 2014
As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
11 November 2014
The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born.... These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution—this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
11 November 2014
For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.
11 November 2014
Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
11 November 2014
To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society.
11 November 2014
Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better.
11 November 2014
I could not help but say that Mr. Carlyle seemed the only virtuous philosopher we had. Upon which his wife answered, "My dear, if Mr. Carlyle's digestion had been stronger, there is no saying what he might have been!"
11 November 2014
It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.

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