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«In every question and every remark tossed back and forth between lovers who have not played out the last fugue, there is one question and it is this: ''Is there someone new?''»
«It does seem so pleasant to talk with an old acquaintance who knows what you know. I see so many new folks nowadays who seem to have neither past nor future. Conversation has got to have some root in the past, or else you have got to explain every remark you make, and it wears a person out.»
Author: Sarah Orne Jewett | Keywords: have got, remark
«I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.»
«I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.»
«A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth»
«'Make a remark,' said the Red Queen; 'it's ridiculous to leave all the conversation to the pudding!'»
«Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. Who shall say that this is not the golden age of mutual trust, of unlimited reliance upon human promises? That is a peculiar condition of society which enables a whole nation to instantly recognize point and meaning in the familiar newspaper anecdote, which puts into the mouth of a distinguished speculator in lands and mines this remark: -- ''I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two millions of dollars.''»
«Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek epigrammatist on marriage may be applied to many another course of life, that its two days of happiness are the first and the last»
«I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.»
«I praise the Frenchman, his remark was shrewd - How sweet, how passing sweet is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper Solitude is sweet»
Author: William Cowper (Poet) | Keywords: remark, retreat, shrewdest