quote by Tallulah Bankhead

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.

— Tallulah Bankhead

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There are two types of encryption: one that will prevent your sister from reading your diary and one that will prevent your government.

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

I would like permission to fetch a note from my mother, sir' Ridcully sighed.

'Rincewind, you once informed me, to my everlasting puzzlement, that you never knew your mother because she ran away before you were born. Distinctly remember writing it down in my diary. Would you like another try?' 'Permission to go and find my mother?'

Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time.

History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.

There are three things to leave behind;

your photographs, your library, and your personal journals. These things are certainly going to be more valuable to future generations than your furniture!

The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

Everything is a self-portrait. A diary. Your whole drug history’s in a strand of your hair. Your fingernails. The forensic details. The lining of your stomach is a document. The calluses on your hand tell all your secrets. Your teeth give you away. Your accent. The wrinkles around your mouth and eyes. Everything you do shows your hand.

The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary.

The Vampire Diaries is the story of Elena falling in love with Damon.

Southerners love a good tale. They are born reciters, great memory retainers, diary keepers, letter exchangers . . . great talkers.

What an odd thing a diary is: the things you omit are more important than those you put in.

My skin is my canvas. The artwork on it represents something that is very powerful and meaningful in my life. I look at my skin as something of a living diary because all my tattoos represent a time in my life. And I never wish to shut the door on the past, so I carry it all with me.

The useless days will add up to something.

The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.

Every man is a diary in which he writes one story while intending to write another. His humblest moment is when he compares the two

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.

I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.

I have kept a diary as long as I can remember, and drawings are really another kind of diary.

Don't tell girls they can be anything they want when they grow up.

Because it would have never occurred to them that they couldn't. It's like saying, 'Hey, when you get in the shower, I'm not gonna read your diary.' 'Wait--are you gonna read my diary?' 'No! I said I'm not gonna read your diary. Go take a shower!'

My songs are basically my diaries. Some of my best songwriting has come out of time when I've been going through a personal nightmare.

The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.

You know, some of the good part of blog theory was that blogs would be like diaries that the world could read. They would be spontaneous, whatever pops into your mind, as a diary would be.

My parents offered me my first camera for my birthday and I developed an exclusive passion for it over the years. Since I was not the most social kid on the block, the camera helped me to express myself, invent my own language - something like a secret garden. I decided early on I would not write in a diary but take silent photographs instead.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.

You want a love that consumes you, you want passion and adventure and even a little danger.

One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer.

It seems to me that on one page I recognized a portion of an old diary of mine which mysteriously disappeared shortly after my marriage, and, also, scraps of letters which, though considerably edited, sound to me vaguely familiar. In fact, Mr. Fitzgerald (I believe that is how he spells his name) seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

A diary with no drawings of me in it? Where are the torrid fantasies? The romance covers?

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.

They say it's the good girls who keep diaries.

The bad girls never have the time. Me, I just wanna live a life I'm gonna remember even if I don't write it down.

your handwriting. the way you walk. which china pattern you choose. it's all giving you away. everything you do shows your hand. everything is a self portrait. everything is a diary.

[Final diary entry:] Occupation is essential.

And now with some pleasure I find that it's seven; and must cook dinner. Haddock and sausage meat. I think it is true that one gains a certain hold on sausage and haddock by writing them down.

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