One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Quote by Jane Austen
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Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
Humility is truth.