When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume.

— Sara Jeannette Duncan

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Englishmen have a genius for looking uncomfortable.

Their feelings are terribly mixed up with their personal appearance.

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We often say that we fear no invasion from the south, but the armies of the south have already crossed the border - American enterprise, American capital is taking rapid possession of our mines and our water power, our oil areas and our timber limits.

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It is also possible, I believe, if one lives in India long enough, to come across a globe-trotter who is modest and teachable, but we have been out here only twenty-two years, and I am going home without having seen one.

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I know Americans talk a great deal about the price of things - more, I consider, than is entertaining, sometimes!

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When God gave men tongues, he never dreamed that they would want to talk about the Himalayas; there are consequently no words in the world to do it with.

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Ah, the camel of Cairo! ... He went quietly and comfortably through the narrowest lanes and the densest crowds by the mere force of his personality. He was the most impressive living thing we saw in Egypt, not excepting two Pashas and a Bey. He was engaged with large philosophies, one could see that.

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Clothes and courage have so much to do with each other.

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If you have anything to tell me of importance, for God's sake begin at the end.

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Human beings aren't orchids; we must draw something from the soil we grow in.

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Why is it that when people have no capacity for private usefulness they should be so anxious to serve the public?

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