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There are two ways of spreading light: to be The candle or the mirror that reflects it.

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.

There are two ways to spread happiness; either be the light who shines it or be the mirror who reflects it.

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.

After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.

Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.

I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.

I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie.

Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.

An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Sweedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English-speaking audiences.

How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be American before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?

True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.

When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say.

Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul.

Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.

There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude. The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.

Almost everybody in the neighborhood had troubles, frankly localized and specified; but only the chosen had complications. To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death warrant. People struggled on for years wit

The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.

Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.

I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.

My first few weeks in America are always miserable, because the tastes I am cursed with are all of a kind that cannot be gratified here, and I am not enough in sympathy with our gross public to make up for the lack on the aesthetic side. One's friends are delightful; but we are none of us Americans, we don't think or feel as the Americans do, we are the wretched exotics produced in a European glass-house, the most displaced and useless class on earth!

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There are two way of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

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If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.

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When was Edith Wharton birthday? Edith Wharton was born on October 16.

Who is Edith Wharton? Some facts about Edith Wharton from biography. Edith Newbold Jones was born into such wealth and privilege that her family inspired the phrase "keeping up with the Joneses." The youngest of three children, Edith spent her early years touring Europe with her parents and, upon the family's return to the United States, enjoyed a privileged childhoo... Read more about Edith Wharton on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Edith Wharton on YouTube.


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