Sunshine is more health-giving than pills and potions: and travel in foreign lands is a mental tonic, which feeds the mind even if it empties the pocket.

— Alec-Tweedie

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Civilisation makes us all as alike as peas in a pod, and it is the very uncouth - uncivilised, if you will - element which individualises nations.

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We all try to be alike in our youth, and individual in our middle age .

.. although we sometimes mistake eccentricity for individuality.

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Never has the theatrical profession been more overcrowded than at the present moment.

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Many people with a wild desire to act prove failures on the stage, their inclinations are greater than their powers. Rarely is it the other way.

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Few authors are so interesting as their work - they generally reserve their wit or trenchant sarcasm for their books.

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Theatrical work means too much work or none.

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Organised brigandage has ceased to exist, but murder and highway robbery are still far too common in the less frequented districts. Travellers rarely suffer to-day, however. It is the wealthy inhabitants who run risks at the hand of the mafia, or lawless Sicilian.

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Marriage with love is entering heaven with one's eyes shut, but marriage without love is entering hell with them open.

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Adversity is the touchstone of character: it is not in success but in misfortune that hidden powers bear fruit.

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No Southern people ever seem to possess the energy of their Northern brothers, and in Sicily a dolce far niente life is much enjoyed. Time is no object. According to Pliny, Aristhomacus watched the life of the bee carefully for fifty-eight years, which is just the sort of work a Sicilian of to-day would like.

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The most powerful book in the world at the beginning of the twentieth century is the check-book.

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He who buys what he does not want ends in wanting what he cannot buy.

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About Alec-Tweedie

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Author
Birthday January 1, 1862
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