Phyllis Bottome Quotes

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Phyllis Bottome quotes: A man whose every exertion is bent upon showing up the flaws in his wife's character must be at least partially responsible for some of them. A man whose every exertion is bent upon showing up the flaws in his wife's character must be at least partially responsible for some of them.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: One pets what one degrades; and one has to support what one has enfeebled One pets what one degrades; and one has to support what one has enfeebled
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Neither saints nor angels have ever increased my faith in this enigma Life; but what are called 'common men and women' have increased it. Neither saints nor angels have ever increased my faith in this enigma Life; but what are called 'common men and women' have increased it.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: I wonder how often not the intention but the desire springs up in a doctor's mind: 'Can I let this human being out of the trap of Life? I wonder how often not the intention but the desire springs up in a doctor's mind: 'Can I let this human being out of the trap of Life?
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Anger is like mild, it should not be kept too long. Anger is like mild, it should not be kept too long.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Poets, when they write of love, give themselves and everyone else away! Poets, when they write of love, give themselves and everyone else away!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: A refugee is as helpless as a new born child - but not so appealing! Besides, a new born child has no memories! A refugee is as helpless as a new born child - but not so appealing! Besides, a new born child has no memories!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Truth is its own defense. Truth is its own defense.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Truth, though it has many disadvantages, is at least changeless. You can always find it where you left it. Truth, though it has many disadvantages, is at least changeless. You can always find it where you left it.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: There is no thermometer for wants! There is no thermometer for wants!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: There is nothing final about a mistake, except its being taken as final. There is nothing final about a mistake, except its being taken as final.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: To see a shadow and think it is a tree that is a pity; but to see a tree and to think it a shadow can be fatal. To see a shadow and think it is a tree that is a pity; but to see a tree and to think it a shadow can be fatal.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Neither situations nor people can be altered by the interference of an outsider. If they are to be altered, that alteration must come from within. Neither situations nor people can be altered by the interference of an outsider. If they are to be altered, that alteration must come from within.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: To be in the right is often an expensive business. To be in the right is often an expensive business.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Death deceives relations often, and doctors sometimes, but the patient - never. Death deceives relations often, and doctors sometimes, but the patient - never.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: When you know a person particularly well, you cannot escape their ruffled feelings. When you know a person particularly well, you cannot escape their ruffled feelings.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: When we refuse to accept our limitations, Nature, who is a stern realist, pays us out. When we refuse to accept our limitations, Nature, who is a stern realist, pays us out.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: The two best subjects for conversation are talking shop and making love. The two best subjects for conversation are talking shop and making love.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Hurt vanity is one of the cruelest of mortal wounds. Hurt vanity is one of the cruelest of mortal wounds.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it and a greater fool if you count upon it. Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it
and a greater fool if you count upon it.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: It's a good thing to learn early that other people's opinions do not matter, unless they happen to be true. It's a good thing to learn early that other people's opinions do not matter, unless they happen to be true.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: A blossom must break the sheath it has been sheltered by. A blossom must break the sheath it has been sheltered by.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: People who talk of new lives believe there will be no new troubles. People who talk of new lives believe there will be no new troubles.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Some of us cling to our curses if we haven't anything better to cling to! Some of us cling to our curses if we haven't anything better to cling to!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Curiosity is the only thing that really carries through time, isn't it? The creative curiosity, I mean, which fights its way into expression? Curiosity is the only thing that really carries through time, isn't it? The creative curiosity, I mean, which fights its way into expression?
Phyllis Bottome quotes: To everything there is an end - except fear. To everything there is an end - except fear.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: If one has one cow, it is always better not to be too familiar with those who have seven. If one has one cow, it is always better not to be too familiar with those who have seven.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: With courage a human being is safe enough. And without it - he is never for one instant safe! With courage a human being is safe enough. And without it - he is never for one instant safe!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Nobody can afford to appear more pleasant than they really are! Nobody can afford to appear more pleasant than they really are!
Phyllis Bottome quotes: A desire that has never been fulfilled is considerably less acute than one that has been fulfilled and then checked at the source. A desire that has never been fulfilled is considerably less acute than one that has been fulfilled and then checked at the source.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Personally, I think it's a good way to let a child start right in with the laws of Nature before he's old enough to be surprised at them. Personally, I think it's a good way to let a child start right in with the laws of Nature before he's old enough to be surprised at them.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Where there is laughter there is always more health than sickness. Where there is laughter there is always more health than sickness.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Knowledge cannot be changed, but the use to which it may be put can very easily be changed. Knowledge cannot be changed, but the use to which it may be put can very easily be changed.
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Every hen thinks she has laid the best egg! Can we not all believe as we choose? But the choice of others - what is that to us? Let them Every hen thinks she has laid the best egg! Can we not all believe as we choose? But the choice of others - what is that to us? Let them alone ...
Phyllis Bottome quotes: Truth is no man's slave - but lies - what magnificent servants they make ... Truth is no man's slave - but lies - what magnificent servants they make ...