What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
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Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
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.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
I think it's really cool that there are people like Adele on the cover of 'Vogue' and 'Rolling Stone,' and like I think it's really important that people are talking about your body, because if they don't, then you'll never be able to break that barrier.
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
I say, thou mad March hare.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.