quote by Katherine Mansfield

Oh, impossible. Fancy cream puffs so soon after breakfast. The very idea made one shudder. All the same, two minutes later Jose and Laura were licking their fingers with that absorbed inward look that only comes from whipped cream.

— Katherine Mansfield

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When you grow up as the daughters of George and Laura Bush, you develop a special appreciation for how blessed we are to live in this great country.

Her blue eyes were still beautiful, but they did not know what was before them, and Mary herself could never look through them again to tell Laura what she was thinking without saying a word.

My point is that she's [Laura Bush] busy and I'm busy, which makes our marriage not only interesting but exciting.

I'm not wild about the term first lady. I'd just like to be called Laura Bush.

Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up.

She cried, "Laura," up the garden, "Did you miss me? Come and kiss me.

Never mind my bruises, Hug me, kiss me, suck my juices Squeezed from goblin fruits for you, Goblin pulp and goblin dew. Eat me, drink me, love me; Laura, make much of me; For your sake I have braved the glen And had to do with goblin merchant men.

I'm a big Johnny Cash girl. And I love singers like Laura Marling and Joanna Newsom.

Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -Laura Ingalls Wilder, author (1867-1957)

Receiving both the Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award suggests I have succeeded, at least in terms of my own goals, in my intent to make art that moves children.

Jim lights a cigarette and leans indolently back on his elbow smiling at Laura with a warmth and charm which lights her inwardly with altar candles.

Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective.

Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever.

The Nelsons across the creek had had it too, so there had been no one to help Pa and Laura.

So they all went away from the little log house.

The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go. It stayed there inside the log fence, behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under.

No one but Gene Tierney could have played 'Laura.

' There was no other actress around with her particular combination of beauty, breeding, and mystery.

It's not the despair, Laura. I can take the despair. It's the hope I can't stand.

For nowadays the world is lit by lightning! Blow out your candles, Laura -- and so goodbye. . . .

So, I'm lying on the couch and Laura walks in and I say, 'Free at last,' and she says 'You're free all right, you're free to do the dishes.' So I say, 'You're talking to the former president, baby,' and she said, 'consider this your new domestic policy agenda.'

I took Laura on a trip once where we followed the Immigrant Trail for about six hundred miles. She really learned a lesson. People forget too often how it was back then.

A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.

They drove a long way through the snowy woods, till they came to the town of Pepin. Mary and Laura had seen it once before, but it looked different now.

[Strong marriage] starts with being married to a remarkable person.

And I am. I jokingly say that I stood up in front of a crowd once and said, "Laura's the greatest first lady ever," and then realized my mother was in the audience.

Just like we did in Japan, in South Korea.

Just like is happening in Iraq. Laura [Bush] and I feel very strongly that if the United States were to leave.

You know, the art films would usually be more, I mean the exploitation movies would usually be more lurid, but not that much more. I mean, actually back in those days that was what foreign films had. They had sex, they were selling Laura Antonelli.

When I shared a room with my sister Trisha, we drew a line down the middle.

She had Laura Ashley stuff with flowers everywhere, and her whole side of the room was white, while my side of the room was painted, freaky and covered with stuff.

I graduated in 1952 and went to Europe, with Niki and our first child Laura, who was then a year old.

Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.

We've all listened to Dr. Laura Schlessinger, haven't we? We all know how not to play a psychiatrist.

Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page.

Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted.

A recent study by David Green and Laura Casper, 'Delay, Denial and Dilution,' written for the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs, concludes that the World Health Organization calculated that Britain has as many as 25,000 unnecessary cancer deaths a year because of under-provision of care.

Laura's [my sister] rooting for her brother. She'd better. She's known him a lot longer than me.

I would love to do an all Laura Nyro show.

Laura and I really don't realize how bright our children is sometimes until we get an objective analysis.

Courtney Cox got me this Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer.

She wears it, too! If one of us finds a product we love, we buy it for the other.

My head aches, my eyes burn, my arms and legs have given up, and my face in the mirror has a grayish cast. The bed, across the room, calls in its unmistakable lover's croon, Come to me, come, only I can make you truly happy, oh, how happy I'll make you, don't resist, remember how you moan with pleasure the instant we touch..... Laura Acosta

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