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Winston Graham quotes: Lazy in everything," said Ross, "but the search for excuses. Like two old pigs in their sty and as slow to move from their own patch of filth." Prudie Lazy in everything," said Ross, "but the search for excuses. Like two old pigs in their sty and as slow to move from their own patch of filth." Prudie
Winston Graham quotes: There are no permanent things, only fleeting moments of warmth and companionship, precious stationary seconds in a flicker of troubled days. The There are no permanent things, only fleeting moments of warmth and companionship, precious stationary seconds in a flicker of troubled days. The
Winston Graham quotes: The acme of futility was to regret a pleasure that was past, and he had no intention of doing so. The acme of futility was to regret a pleasure that was past, and he had no intention of doing so.
Winston Graham quotes: The waves were shadows, snakes under a quilt, creeping in almost unseen until they emerged in milky ripples at the water's edge. The waves were shadows, snakes under a quilt, creeping in almost unseen until they emerged in milky ripples at the water's edge.
Winston Graham quotes: I could say how well he dances, but that isn't true, for he dances like that big friendly bear I saw last Christmas. I could say how well he dances, but that isn't true, for he dances like that big friendly bear I saw last Christmas.
Winston Graham quotes: Strange sometimes how easy bitter words came, how hard the kind ones. Strange sometimes how easy bitter words came, how hard the kind ones.
Winston Graham quotes: Demelza said: 'It seems to me no man is wise enough if the woman is not wise enough.' Ross Demelza said: 'It seems to me no man is wise enough if the woman is not wise enough.' Ross
Winston Graham quotes: No bal maidens or spallers No bal maidens or spallers
Winston Graham quotes: Her shadow kept her company along the corridor to her bedroom, preceding her like a welcoming innkeeper. Her shadow kept her company along the corridor to her bedroom, preceding her like a welcoming innkeeper.
Winston Graham quotes: A nice frame doesn't make a nice picture. A nice frame doesn't make a nice picture.
Winston Graham quotes: Tenderness is not like money: the more you give to one, the more you have for others. Tenderness is not like money: the more you give to one, the more you have for others.
Winston Graham quotes: ...Here, beast, you shall be the chairman, and mind you call us to order." He leaned forward and dropped the cat on the empty seat. ...Here, beast, you shall be the chairman, and mind you call us to order." He leaned forward and dropped the cat on the empty seat.
Winston Graham quotes: For life is a trumpery thing at best, isn't it? A few moments, a few words, between dark and dark. But in true love you keep company with the Gods. For life is a trumpery thing at best, isn't it? A few moments, a few words, between dark and dark. But in true love you keep company with the Gods.
Winston Graham quotes: Blemishes on the beauty of a person one loves are like grace notes adding something to a piece of music. Blemishes on the beauty of a person one loves are like grace notes adding something to a piece of music.
Winston Graham quotes: It isn't where you're born in this world, it's what you do. It isn't where you're born in this world, it's what you do.
Winston Graham quotes: I was very happy, I think part of the point of this creativity is to do something that helps you in a cathartic sense. I was very happy, I think part of the point of this creativity is to do something that helps you in a cathartic sense.
Winston Graham quotes: Men's tongues in some things outrun women's. Men's tongues in some things outrun women's.
Winston Graham quotes: Names are important. They have to be neither too ordinary nor too queer, just a name, like a face, that'll go along with the crowd. Names are important. They have to be neither too ordinary nor too queer, just a name, like a face, that'll go along with the crowd.
Winston Graham quotes: People who brag of their ancestors are like root vegetables. All their importance is underground. People who brag of their ancestors are like root vegetables. All their importance is underground.
Winston Graham quotes: Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection. Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection.
Winston Graham quotes: Mellingey Stream Mellingey Stream
Winston Graham quotes: I've interrupted a party. Is it in celebration of the peace or in honor of the next war? I've interrupted a party. Is it in celebration of the peace or in honor of the next war?
Winston Graham quotes: down. Below this the water was down. Below this the water was
Winston Graham quotes: All men were born in the same way: no privilege existed that was not of man's own contriving. All men were born in the same way: no privilege existed that was not of man's own contriving.
Winston Graham quotes: much in it,' said Paul, pushing the broadsheet across. 'You don't ask me much in it,' said Paul, pushing the broadsheet across. 'You don't ask me
Winston Graham quotes: showed where the ancient pewter teapot had leaked. At the other end was a scattering of crumbs left by the showed where the ancient pewter teapot had leaked. At the other end was a scattering of crumbs left by the
Winston Graham quotes: But fear and fascination are yokefellows, oxen out of step but pulling in the same direction... But fear and fascination are yokefellows, oxen out of step but pulling in the same direction...
Winston Graham quotes: Tedn't law. Tedn't right. Tedn't just. Tedn't sense. Tedn't friendly. Tedn't law. Tedn't right. Tedn't just. Tedn't sense. Tedn't friendly.
Winston Graham quotes: It is a mistake to restrict oneself in one's pleasures,' Ross said. 'One should never risk being thought a Puritan. It is a mistake to restrict oneself in one's pleasures,' Ross said. 'One should never risk being thought a Puritan.
Winston Graham quotes: I wish your husband well and hope he'll come home again to domestic bliss. I wish your husband well and hope he'll come home again to domestic bliss.
Winston Graham quotes: Refreshment is the remedy for all manner of embarrassments. Refreshment is the remedy for all manner of embarrassments.
Winston Graham quotes: Ross took a deep breath of the air, which was heavy with the smell of sea. He fancied he could hear the waves breaking. Ross took a deep breath of the air, which was heavy with the smell of sea. He fancied he could hear the waves breaking.
Winston Graham quotes: their stay when it was to take place with full formality. their stay when it was to take place with full formality.
Winston Graham quotes: No man wants his wife to be a woman that other men don't desire....But every man wants his wife to be a woman that other men don't get. No man wants his wife to be a woman that other men don't desire....But every man wants his wife to be a woman that other men don't get.
Winston Graham quotes: Perhaps you're right; we don't ever regain what we lightly lose. Perhaps you're right; we don't ever regain what we lightly lose.
Winston Graham quotes: All I knew was that I was writing something out of my very guts, and that I was content. All I knew was that I was writing something out of my very guts, and that I was content.
Winston Graham quotes: In order to destroy this system which we so much detest we are creating conditions over here which run contrary to our dearest p-principles. In order to destroy this system which we so much detest we are creating conditions over here which run contrary to our dearest p-principles.
Winston Graham quotes: It isn't very pretty to have been made a fool of by one's own feelings,' he said. 'To take childish promises and build a--a castle out of them... It isn't very pretty to have been made a fool of by one's own feelings,' he said. 'To take childish promises and build a--a castle out of them...
Winston Graham quotes: Ill usage makes the sweetest of us vicious. Ill usage makes the sweetest of us vicious.
Winston Graham quotes: If every one of you was to clean before his own front door, all would be clean of cow flops. If every one of you was to clean before his own front door, all would be clean of cow flops.
Winston Graham quotes: If there are two feelings, then I don't think you can put them in separate compartments ever, because one is a part of the other and inseparable. If there are two feelings, then I don't think you can put them in separate compartments ever, because one is a part of the other and inseparable.
Winston Graham quotes: In the depths of horror and despair, one comes to a new steadiness. There is no farther to fall. In the depths of horror and despair, one comes to a new steadiness. There is no farther to fall.
Winston Graham quotes: Children in their youth blossomed and bloomed; then chance, inclination, heredity all played their part Children in their youth blossomed and bloomed; then chance, inclination, heredity all played their part
Winston Graham quotes: Life is like--like one of those hobby-horses you ride at a fair--round and round you go enjoying every moment and then the--then the music stops... Life is like--like one of those hobby-horses you ride at a fair--round and round you go enjoying every moment and then the--then the music stops...
Winston Graham quotes: inclined his head and moved off slowly across the beach. Tbe captain inclined his head and moved off slowly across the beach. Tbe captain
Winston Graham quotes: Resentment and bitterness and old grudges were dead things, which rotted the hands that grasped them. Resentment and bitterness and old grudges were dead things, which rotted the hands that grasped them.
Winston Graham quotes: I have never been clever enough - or egotistical enough to spend 300 pages dipping into the sludge of my own subconscious. I have never been clever enough - or egotistical enough to spend 300 pages dipping into the sludge of my own subconscious.