Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.

— Minna Antrim

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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

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The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.

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Man proposes, woman forecloses.

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Pretty women and rich men are rarely wrong.

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We women take love too seriously. Men wish to be loved with laughter, not with sighing. So laugh, sweetheart, laugh, or soon you may be weeping.

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Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

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Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.

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The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.

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The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.

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The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.

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When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.

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There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.

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About Minna Antrim

Quotes 31 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday October 16

That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth;

but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.

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Brew me a cup for a winter's night. For the wind howls loud and the furies fight; Spice it with love and stir it with care, And I'll toast our bright eyes, my sweetheart fair.

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To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.

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A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

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An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.

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Some men act upon women like champagne;

when they appear the women are sparkling and full of brilliance; when they leave the fair ones grow flat, stale, and most unprofitable companions.

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Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.

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Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.

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Every man has two personalities; the one he reveals to women, the other to men.

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Matrimonially speaking, a bridle for the tongue is better than a rein for the heart.

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A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.

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To laughter! The bright coinage of the bank of good will.

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To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius.

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The bride and groom-May their joys be as bright as the morning, and their sorrows but shadows that fade in the sunlight of love.

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It takes more than a wise man to keep track of a foolish woman.

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Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

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To money, the finest linguist in the world!

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Smiles are the soul's kisses.

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