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Quote Left Wasn't marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded? Wasn't it finer, more splendid, more nourishing, when it was, like life itself, a mixture of the sordid and the magnificent; of mud and stars; of earth and flowers; of love and hate and laughter and tears and ugliness and beauty and hurt? Quote Right
Quote Left America -- rather, the United States -- seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourceful, adaptable, maligned, envied, feared, imposed upon. It is warm-hearted, over-friendly; quick-witted, lavish, colorful; given to extravagant speech and gestures; its people are travelers and wanderers by nature, moving, shifting, restless; swarming in Fords, in ocean liners; craving entertainment; volatile. The chuckle among the nations of the world. Quote Right
Quote Left Roast Beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy. Seated at Life's Dining Table, with the menu of Morals before you, your eye wanders a bit over the entr?es, the hors d'oeuvres, and the things ? la though you know that Roast Beef, medium, is safe and sane, and sure. Quote Right
Quote Left Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle. Quote Right
Quote Left Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never! Quote Right
Quote Left Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth... But amusing Never. Quote Right
Quote Left Living in the past is a dull and lonely business looking back strains the neck muscles, causes you to bump into people not going your way. Quote Right
Quote Left Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death--fascinating, cruel, lavish, warm, cold, treacherous constant. Quote Right
Quote Left Wasn't marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded. Wasn't it finer... Quote Right
Quote Left A closed mind is a dying mind. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman can look book moral and exciting ... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle. Quote Right
Quote Left Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little. Quote Right
Quote Left Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight. Quote Right

Book: Shattered Sighs