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#1. When a passion is not realized ... it fades away, or becomes ideal worship
Dante
Petrarch
that sort of thing! - Author: Ada Leverson
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#2. A butler in an English household should, however, be English, and as much like an archbishop as possible. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#3. To a woman
I mean, a nice woman
there is no such thing as men. There is a man; and either she is so fond of him that she can talk of nothing else, however unfavourably, or so much in love with him that she never mentions his name. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#4. She could carry off anything; and some people said that she did. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#5. A morbid propensity that causes great suffering in domestic life is often curiously infectious to the very person for whom it creates most suffering. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#6. Most people now seem to treasure anything they value in proportion to the extent that it's followed about and surrounded by the vulgar public. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#7. There is, of course, no joy so great as the cessation of pain; in fact all joy, active or passive, is the cessation of some pain, since it must be the satisfaction of a longing, even perhaps an unconscious longing. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#8. Looking at the poems of John Gray when I saw the tiniest rivulet of text meandering through the very largest meadow of margin, I suggested to Oscar Wilde that he should go a step further than these minor poets; he should publish a book all margin; full of beautiful, unwritten thoughts. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#9. Many women I know think the ideal of happiness is to be in love with a great man, or to be the wife of a great public success; to share his triumph! They forget you share the man as well! - Author: Ada Leverson
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#10. Thou canst not serve both cod and salmon. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#11. Some men are born husbands; they have a passion for domesticity, for a fireside, for a home. Yet, curiously, these men very rarely stay at home. Apparently what they want is to have a place to get away from. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#12. Suspense is torture ... but delightful
or there'd be no gambling in the world. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#13. You don't know a woman until you have had a letter from her. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#14. Fog and hypocrisy - that is to say, shadow, convention, decency - these were the very things that lent to London its poetry and romance. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#15. Modesty is a valuable merit ... in people who have no other, and the appearance of it is extremely useful to those who have ... - Author: Ada Leverson
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#16. Envy, as a rule, is of success rather than of merit. No one would have objected to his talent deserving recognition - only to his getting it. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#17. Feminine intuition, a quality perhaps even rarer in women than in men. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#18. It's always something to get one's wish, even if the wish is a failure. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#19. You don't really know a woman until she writes you a letter. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#20. Women are so perverse. Look how they won't wear black when nothing suits them so well! - Author: Ada Leverson
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#21. Absurdly improbable things are quite as liable to happen in real life as in weak literature. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#22. Everything comes to the man who won't wait. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#23. She suspected him of infidelity, with and without reason, morning, noon and night. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#24. People were not charmed with Eglantine because she herself was charming, but because she was charmed. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#25. As a rule the person found out in a betrayal of love holds, all the same, the superior position of the two. It is the betrayed one who is humiliated. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#26. All really frank people are amusing, and would remain so if they could remember that other people may sometimes want to be frank and amusing too. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#27. An optimist is the man who looks after your eyes, and the pessimist the person who looks after your feet. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#28. The Futurists? ... Well, of course, they are already past. - Author: Ada Leverson
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#29. Most people would far rather be seen through than not be seen at all. - Author: Ada Leverson
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