Elsie's Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 78 famous quotes and sayings about elsie's to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 78 Elsie's Quotes

#1. I know this guy. All his life he loved this girl who was perfect in every way but just when he finally convinced her to be his and they're deliriously happy, he went and messed everything up.
Henry to Elsie-book 5 - Author: June Gray
Elsie's Quotes #1089080
#2. Will power is human electricity. You have enough of this electricity generated in you to achieve the greatest things in life if you would
keep the current on. - Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Elsie's Quotes #1376744
#3. Constance: Tell me, what happened to William's little maid? I never saw her again after that dinner.
Mary Maceachran: Elsie?
She's gone.
Constance: Oh, it's a pity, really. I thought it was a good idea to have someone in the house who is actually sorry he's dead. - Author: Julian Fellowes
Elsie's Quotes #1365967
#4. When I am no longer being copied, I shall know that I am a back number ... the fear of being copied is often the characteristic of the meager imagination. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1289784
#5. I was born with the courage to live. Only those are unwise who have never dared to be fools. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1287701
#6. The cardinal virtue of all beauty is restraint. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1277556
#7. Most people use less brains in selecting the person with whom they are to spend their lives than they do in choosing an automobile, a bicycle or a cut of steak. Love isn't enough; there must also be understanding. - Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Elsie's Quotes #1270503
#8. You will soon find that your joy in your home is growing, and that you have a source of happiness within yourself that you had not suspected. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1227533
#9. No one chair should be isolated ... - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1170604
#10. Henry Denton: You Brits really don't have a sense of humor do you?
Elsie: We do if something's funny, sir. - Author: Julian Fellowes
Elsie's Quotes #1094876
#11. It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses. Men are forever guests in our homes, no matter how much happiness they may find there. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1408795
#12. Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1037701
#13. As an adult, I know about life and death. I know that good people can die too soon and bad ones can live too long. I know that life's not fair, and you take the bitter with the sweet and balance it all as best you can. - Author: Elsie Hillman-Gordon
Elsie's Quotes #1009997
#14. Light, air and comfort - these three things I must always have in a room ... - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #999492
#15. I was not ugly. I might never be anything for men to lose their heads about, but I need never again be ugly. This knowledge was like a song within me. Suddenly it all came together. If you were healthy, fit, and well-dressed, you could be attractive. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #996852
#16. Hemingway reached over and took Elsie's hand. "Do you know Dylan Thomas? I have always admired his take on death. Like he, I intend to go raging against the dying of the light." "Dear, - Author: Homer Hickam
Elsie's Quotes #983199
#17. Fear of change is a part of the state of fear man has ever lived in but out of which he has begun to escape. Civilization might be defined indeed as the steps in his escape. - Author: Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie's Quotes #973419
#18. First, you must be certain that you are ready for knowledge. There are many things that we bury in our minds for a reason. Are you sure that you want to go digging up the past?"- Elsie (Marked Book #1) page 226 - Author: A.N. Meade
Elsie's Quotes #967224
#19. Never, under any circumstance, do I touch soup, as I do not believe in building a meal on a lake. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #941947
#20. The smallest part is worthy of the whole. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #937377
#21. In other words, more than seventy per cent of American divorces are granted because husbands and wives can not adapt themselves to each other in the matter of how they shall spend their LEISURE hours. - Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Elsie's Quotes #1700266
#22. I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1865365
#23. Oh, don't be afraid of being a skeptic, Patrick," Elsie said. "It's the duty of each generation to examine the 'wisdom' passed on by the previous generation. We'd - Author: Tom Phelan
Elsie's Quotes #1844011
#24. I was born Gaynor Hopkins, one of seven children. My mum, Elsie, and dad, Glyndwr, always said they had seven children, although my sister Paulene was stillborn. - Author: Bonnie Tyler
Elsie's Quotes #1825825
#25. You can't take it with you. There are no pockets in a shroud. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1795361
#26. It does not matter whether one paints a picture, writes a poem, or carves a statue - simplicity is the mark of a master-hand ... - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1793227
#27. By realizing the spiritual power of Thought, versus getting into the content of thought, you will make your reality a mentally healthier one - Author: Elsie Spittle
Elsie's Quotes #1774728
#28. I believe in optimism & plenty of white paint. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1770610
#29. Elsie eyed him puzzledly, and then offered, Would you like to see my plate? - Author: Naomi Novik
Elsie's Quotes #1762711
#30. [At first sight of the Acropolis:] It's beige! My color! - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1703497
#31. We cannot do better than to accept the standards of other times, and to adapt them to our uses. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #936020
#32. Only two bags, huh?" Helga was eighty, feisty, and the fastest knitter Elsie had ever seen. "We'll have to work on that. It's not a respectable stash until it has its own room. - Author: Debora Geary
Elsie's Quotes #1693460
#33. I can't paint. I can't write. I can't sing. But I can decorate and run a house, and light it, and heat it, and have it like a living thing. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1675023
#34. Meanwhile, the minute you put on the dotted line your Sam Hancock - and before a notary - you'll not only get the negative but Elsie makes a wonderful stuffed cabbage which we'll include gratis a few portions but return the jars please. - Author: Woody Allen
Elsie's Quotes #1669725
#35. It is not chic to be too chic. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1660001
#36. To conform within rational limits to a given style is no more servile than to pay one's taxes or to write according to the rule of grammar. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1464482
#37. Simplicity, suitability and proportion. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1429915
#38. Don't make each room a different color in a small apartment or you'll make yourself nervous. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #1427219
#39. Every day I'm eternally grateful that when everyone else went right, I made a wide, unprotected left. - Author: Elsie Love
Elsie's Quotes #1419399
#40. If you're always a giver, give yourself a break. Take time for yourself; your well-being is at stake. If you're always a receiver, try a turn at giving. Experience for yourself one of the joys of living. - Author: Elsie Hillman-Gordon
Elsie's Quotes #263200
#41. Elsie caught herself staring at it with a kind of craving that transcended hunger. She knew every cherry dimple, every beautiful chocolate curl. For her, the cake was a reminder of all that had been and a pledge of all that she'd have again. - Author: Sarah McCoy
Elsie's Quotes #421959
#42. My advice to you, Elsie, is go with your heart, not your head, because your head doesn't know what it wants. It only thinks about the moral high ground. And if your heart isn't happy, when you try to share it, you'll make others unhappy too. - Author: Sarah Alexander
Elsie's Quotes #383264
#43. There never has been a house so bad that it couldn't be made over into something worthwhile. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #378395
#44. No, I don't take soup. You can't build a meal on a lake. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #373774
#45. Cottage cheese, broken down into its simplest form, is milk that has been curdled to mimic the cellulite its consumption is meant to banish. - Author: Elsie Love
Elsie's Quotes #371084
#46. What is the goal? A house that is like the life that goes with it, a house that gives us beauty as we understand it- and beauty of a nobler kind that we may grow to understand. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #345126
#47. A woman of the world should always be the mistress of sorrow and not its servant. She may have a grief but never a grievance. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #339034
#48. You will express yourself in your house whether you want to or not. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #335231
#49. Amy," Elsie Moore said in her crackling voice, her gaze fixed on Declan. "I want you to get me a new bear. A blond one. - Author: Ilona Andrews
Elsie's Quotes #330242
#50. There were fairies at Cottingley - Author: Elsie Wright
Elsie's Quotes #460798
#51. An 'usband should be plain enough to sit at his settle, and simple-minded enough to accept the stew on his plate, rather than looking round ev'ry corner for a more succulent chop,' declares Elsie. - Author: Emmanuelle De Maupassant
Elsie's Quotes #225680
#52. I opened the doors and windows of America, and let the air and sunshine in. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #215158
#53. Eating outdoors makes for good health and long life and good temper, everyone knows that. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #171421
#54. Deep breathing brings deep thinking and shallow breathing shallow thinking. - Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Elsie's Quotes #166516
#55. Once upon a time there were three little sisters,' the Dormouse began in a great hurry; 'and their names were Elsie, Lacie, and Tillie; and they lived at the bottom of a well
' 'What did they live on?' said Alice, who always took a great interest in questions of eating and drinking. - Author: Lewis Carroll
Elsie's Quotes #128461
#56. I know of nothing more significant than the awakening of men and women throughout our country to the desire to improve their houses. Call it what you will - awakening, development, American Renaissance - it is a most startling and promising condition of affairs. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #91483
#57. Good dressing is largely a question of detail and accessories. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #81045
#58. I asked Elsie how much food they needed from outside the community. 'Flour and sugar,' she said, and then thought a bit. 'Sometimes we'll buy pretzels as a splurge.'
It crossed my mind that the world's most efficient psychological evaluation would have just one question: Define splurge. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Elsie's Quotes #44995
#59. Well, we're originally from Glace Bay."

Grandma Elsie's eyes glittered. She was looking at one of her own, a lost Cape Bretoner in need of help and offering a new story. "Tell me all about it, dear. - Author: Beatrice Rose Roberts
Elsie's Quotes #20974
#60. If I didn't laugh, I'd rip out my hair, one graying strand at a time. - Author: Elsie Love
Elsie's Quotes #595217
#61. I believe in plenty of optimism and white paint. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #909464
#62. When Captain Moresby landed on New Guinea, a medicine-man exorcised the evil spirit in him by magical jugglery with palm leaves and by playing a kind of leapfrog. - Author: Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie's Quotes #901734
#63. A house should be a synthesis of comfort, practicality, and tradition. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #851159
#64. It's very natural to believe that everything is aimed at you: storm, cold, whatever. Most of the time it's not; you just happen to be there when it's happening. If you believe that, it will make life easier. - Author: Elsie Aidinoff
Elsie's Quotes #800502
#65. Elsie started to tell a lie she knew her husband wanted to hear. I don't love Buddy. I love you. To her astonishment, what came out was "I'm sorry." When she realized what she had said, she tried to tell her lie again but it still came out the same. "I'm sorry." "So - Author: Homer Hickam
Elsie's Quotes #786314
#66. My business is to preach to you the beauty of suitability. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #773364
#67. When one begins to think of oneself as growing old, one is already old. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #747197
#68. I admire the Elsie Tanners and Barbara Windsors of the world: people who have crawled back from the abyss. I'm quite camp in that respect. - Author: Jenny Eclair
Elsie's Quotes #729560
#69. This is the age of the apartment. Not only in the great cities, but in the smaller centers of civilization the apartment has come to stay ... A decade ago the apartment was considered a sorry makeshift in America, though it has been successful abroad for more years than you would believe. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #667439
#70. Behind all the falling rain, the sun still hangs in the sky. And if the sun can hang in there through the rain, surely you can, too. - Author: Elsie Hillman-Gordon
Elsie's Quotes #9875
#71. and go over and over in his mind the manifold possibilities, probabilities and potentialities - Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Elsie's Quotes #589700
#72. The point is to learn to live with roots inside yourself, instead of a thousand stupid rules to guide your day. Who are you without your rules, Elsie? Who would you find if you had the guts to just lie still and let go? - Author: Debora Geary
Elsie's Quotes #568811
#73. I am going in now for interior decoration. By that I mean supplying objets d'art and giving advice regarding the decoration of their houses to wealthy persons who do not have the time, inclination, nor culture to do such work for themselves. It is nothing new. Women have done the same thing before. - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie's Quotes #559728
#74. I'm more influenced by people's attitudes and spirits than by their particular style. Whether it's Elsie de Wolfe or Pauline de Rothschild, I always admire women who had a vision and stuck to it. Because ultimately, the way you live has to be a reflection of you. - Author: Charlotte Moss
Elsie's Quotes #531484
#75. Elsie, who had a lot of energy and no shame ... she seduced me. It was not a success, from Elsie's point of view, because the orgasm for women was just coming into general popularity then, and she didn't have one. - Author: Robertson Davies
Elsie's Quotes #495119
#76. Now is as good a time as any to send up a prayer. - Author: Elsie Hillman-Gordon
Elsie's Quotes #490090
#77. There are the dirtstreaked glass panes of the bay windows, there are the heavy, moth-eaten drapes, and there, half hidden by the curtains, pointed face peeking out with that familiar worried look, is Elsie. - Author: Anonymous
Elsie's Quotes #477311
#78. A society's apprehensiveness about divorce is an expression of its fear of change and of its resulting desire that personality remain unvarying. - Author: Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie's Quotes #464644

Famous Authors

Popular Topics