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#1. [On the English climate:] People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#2. Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#3. In my next life I want to be a pessimist. Then other people could spend all their time cheering me up. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#4. It has long been my boast that I can read or eat anything. But unfortunately, although I eat like a Hoover, I read so slowly that I am always on the smart book three years after everyone else has finished. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#5. An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed, the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director face on). - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#6. When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#7. In our society mothers take the place elsewhere occupied by the Fates, the System, Negroes, Communism or Reactionary Imperialist Plots; mothers go on getting blamed until they're eighty, but shouldn't take it personally. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#8. Why do born-again people so often make you wish they'd never been born the first time? - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#9. Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#10. Next and hardy annuals are the ones that never come up at all. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#11. Hats divide generally into three classes: offensive hats, defensive hats, and shrapnel. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#12. The best career advice to give to the young is, 'Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.' - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#13. One reason you are stricken when your parents die is that the audience you've been aiming at all your life - shocking it, pleasing it - has suddenly left the theater. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#14. As anyone who has ever fallen foul of an airport, a conventional hospital or a bad restaurant knows, misery is made up of little things ... - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#15. Have you ever taken anything out of the clothes basket because it had become, relatively, the cleaner thing? - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#16. A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#17. From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#18. There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#19. A good marriage is like Dr Who's Tardis: small and banal from the outside but spacious and interesting from within. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#20. Too great a preoccupation with motives (especially one's own motive) is liable to lead to too little concern for consequences. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#21. I wouldn't say when you've seen one Western you've seen the lot; but when you've seen the lot you get the feeling you've seen one. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#22. I just wish, when neither of us has written to my husband's mother, I didn't feel so much worse about it than he does. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#23. I used to think the only use for sport was to give small boys something else to kick besides me. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#24. The case against censoring anything is absolute: ... nothing that could be censored can be so bad in its effects, in the long run, as censorship itself. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#25. I am all for people having their heart in the right place; but the right place for a heart is not inside the head. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#26. [On Malcolm Muggeridge:] He thinks he was knocked off his horse by God, like St. Paul on the road to Damascus. His critics think he simply fell off it from old age. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#27. Outside every thin woman is a fat man trying to get in. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#28. Filing is concerned with the past; anything you actually need to see again has to do with the future. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#29. It is a pity that so often the only way to treat girls like people seems to be to treat them like boys. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#30. The main purpose of children's parties is to remind you that there are children more awful than your own. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#31. I cannot for the life of me see why the umpires, the only two people on a cricket field who are not going to get grass stains on their knees, are the only two people allowed to wear dark trousers. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#32. The disease is painless; it's the cure that hurts. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#33. Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#34. It's a pity more men are not bastards by birth instead of vocation. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#35. As ridiculous to approve of property and let a few men have a grossly unfair share of it, as say you are all for marriage, and then let one man have all the wives. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#36. Things a mother should know: how to comfort a son without exactly saying Daddy was wrong. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#37. The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#38. It would be nice to think that a censor could allow a genuine work of artistic seriousness and ban a titillating piece of sadism, but it would take a miracle to make such a distinction stick. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#39. Whereas a lot of men used to ask for conversation when they really wanted sex, nowadays they often feel obliged to ask for sex even when they really want conversation. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#40. Being young is not having any money; being young is not minding not having any money. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#41. And what would happen to my illusion that I am a force for order in the home if I wasn't married to the only man north of the Tiber who is even untidier than I am? - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#42. There's comfort to an awful old dressing-gown a pretty peignoir is powerless to provide, and aging bra elastic, is, I suspect, as near to liberation as most women ever get. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#43. It beats me how Freud could say "What do women want?" as if we all must want the same thing. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#44. The wind of change, whatever it is, blows most freely through an open mind ... - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#45. I suppose we all share this pipe-dream of being able to reach out a hand and find anything at will; what is amazing is that we think that good filing could somehow make it comes true. On the contrary: putting a letter into a filing system is like releasing your ferret in the Hampton Court maze. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#46. I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#47. No nice men are good at getting taxis. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#48. American patriotism is generally something that amuses Europeans, I suppose because children look idiotic saluting the flag and because the constitution contains so many cracks through which the lawyers may creep. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#49. The Life and Soul, the man who will never go home while there is one man, woman or glass of anything not yet drunk. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#50. Does anybody who gave up smoking to save a pound a week have a pound at the end of the week? Not on your life. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#51. Spring makes everything look filthy. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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#52. I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center, but it's no place actually to get any work done. - Author: Katharine Whitehorn
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