I’ve never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
George Eliot (1819-1880) Discuss
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Men are all right for friends, but as soon as you marry them they turn into cranky old fathers, even the wild ones. They begin to tell you what’s sensible and what’s foolish, and want you to stick at home all the time. I prefer to be foolish when I feel like it, and be accountable to nobody.
Willa Cather (1873-1947) Discuss
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One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live forever and ever and ever.
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) Discuss
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