1. 10

    There can be nothing more baffling in a human relationship than silence, the dark loom of doubts and questions unexpressed.

    13
  2. 9

    Fortunately for the human race, pain, however piercing, is not a lasting emotion. The recollection of happiness lingers, but the consciousness never retains for long the first thrust of tragic loss. The details of daily life crowd in upon the mind.

    13
  3. 8

    There is a peacefulness, an air of reflection, about a rocking-chair that attaches to no other moving object.

    14
  4. 7

    I am so anxious for you not to abdicate and I think the fact that you do is going to put me in the wrong light to the entire world because they will say that I could have prevented it.

    14
  5. 6

    Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.

    16
  6. 5

    I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket. To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.

    21
  7. 4

    I was a long time learning that wisdom and experience are things apart; that to taste life is not to be confused with understanding what life is really all about.

    29
  8. 3

    A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.

    34
  9. 2

    You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance.

    35
  10. 1

    For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.

    85
  11. Last Update: 7 March 2021

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