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Quote Left As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent. Quote Right
Quote Left He felt that it would be dull times in Dublin, when they should have no usurping government to abuse, no Saxon Parliament to upbraid, no Engli... Quote Right
Quote Left As I started with her out of the city warmly enveloped in buffalo furs, I could not but think how nice it would be to drive on and on, so that... Quote Right
Quote Left A new and terrible aristocracy was growing up among them,—the aristocracy of hidden firearms. Quote Right
Quote Left The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little -- or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives. Quote Right
Quote Left She would love still, but she would never again be tender till her daughter should have repudiated her base,—her monstrous engagement. Quote Right
Quote Left But that his wife should be one of the performers, that she should be gazed at by a crowd as she tripped about, and that, after all that had b... Quote Right
Quote Left 'Peace, woman,' Mr. Crawley said, addressing her at last. The bishop jumped out of his chair at hearing the wife of his bosom called a woman. ... Quote Right
Quote Left He must have known me if he had seen me as he was wont to see me, for he was in the habit of flogging me constantly. Perhaps he did not recognize me by my face. Quote Right
Quote Left They are best dressed, whose dress no one observes. Quote Right
Quote Left I do not think myself to be a worm, and a grub, grass of the field fit only to be burned, a clod, a morsel of putrid atoms that should be thrown to the dungheap, ready for the nethermost pit. Nor if I did should I therefore expect to sit with Angels and Archangels. Quote Right
Quote Left I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two... Quote Right
Quote Left I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes. Quote Right
Quote Left He was a thing to her so foul that all her feminine nature recoiled from the closeness of his presence, and her flesh crept as she felt that t... Quote Right
Quote Left But the hobbledehoy, though he blushes when women address him, and is uneasy even when he is near them, though he is not master of his limbs i... Quote Right
Quote Left A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the diffic... Quote Right
Quote Left She, too, would now swim down the river of matrimony with a beautiful name, and a handle to it, as the owner of a fine family property. Women'... Quote Right
Quote Left A girl loves most often because she is loved,Mnot from choice on her part. She is won by the flattery of the man's desire. Quote Right
Quote Left Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little ques... Quote Right
Quote Left When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman's life is not perfect or whole till she has added herself to a husband. Nor is a man's life perfect or whole till he has added to hims... Quote Right
Quote Left It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything. Quote Right
Quote Left It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined. If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually. Quote Right
Quote Left Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early. Quote Right
Quote Left Never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning. Quote Right
Quote Left A husband is very much like a house or a horse. Quote Right
Quote Left The body was still resting on its legs, leaning against the end of the side of the bed, while one of the arms was close clasped round the bed-... Quote Right
Quote Left It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, an... Quote Right
Quote Left Above all else, never think you're not good enough. Quote Right
Quote Left Here in England the welfare of the State depends on the conduct of our aristocracy. Quote Right