1. 10

    For Harry Potter I have all the time in the world.

  2. 9

    You can smile when your heart is breaking because you are a woman, and a courtier, and a Howard. That's three reasons for being the most deceitful creature on God's earth.

  3. 8

    I put the charm bracelet away in the purse and return it to my jewel case. I don't need a spell to foresee the future; I am going to make it happen.

  4. 7

    Once more, I am watching the most powerful men in the kingdom bring their power to bear on a woman who has done nothing worse than live to the beat of her own heart, see with her own eyes; but this is not their tempo nor their vision and they cannot tolerate any other.

  5. 6

    I had never seen a woman in such despair before. It was worse than death, it was a constant longing for death and a constant rejection of life. She lived like darkness in her own day.

  6. 5

    Words have weight, something once said cannot be unsaid. Meaning is like a stone dropped into a pool; the ripples will spread and you cannot know what back they wash against.

  7. 4

    When a man wants a mystery, it is generally better to leave him mystified. Nobody loves a clever woman.

  8. 3

    Just because one man calls him Allah and another calls him God is no reason for believers to be enemies.

  9. 2

    Every woman has to have something which singles her out, which catches the eyes, which makes her the center of attention. I am going to be french.

  10. 1

    The wheel of fortune [...] tells us that we all only want victory. We all want to triumph. But we all have to learn to endure what comes. We have to learn to treat misfortune and great fortune with indifference. That is wisdom.

  11. Last Update: 26 June 2022

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