What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
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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.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
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.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.