Quotes, Inspiration & Humour

Semi-Biographical, or Quotes She Relates to More than She Probably Should:

“She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older — the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.” – Persuasion, Jane Austen

“Her ideas of enjoyment were very simple; she enjoyed putting on her new hat, with its redundancy of feather, and twenty cents appeared to her a very large sum.” – The Bostonians, Henry James

“I like the kid. Everybody does, but there’s lot’s that don’t. I do. I sincerely like the kid. I’m sensitive, that’s why. You’ve got to be sensitive to appreciate her: a streak of the poet.” — O.J. Berman in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

“But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.” –  Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen

“Why can’t I have a normal boyfriend?” — Helen Hunt as Carol Connelly in As Good As It Gets

Words on Love & Relationships She Lives By:

“Why do nice women marry dull men?”

“Because intelligent men won’t marry nice women.” I could not think of any retort to this, so I asked if Mrs. Strickland had children. — The Moon and Sixpence, W. Somerset Maugham

At the end of the day, you just want to be with the one who makes you laugh. — Sex & the City

For there is no absolutely plain woman any more than there are any absolutely beautiful. –Michel de Montaigne, “On the Three Kinds of Relationships” from Essays

Shopping has a lot in common with sex: Just about everybody does it. Some people brag about how well they do it. Some keep it a secret. Most people worry, at least a little, about whether they do it right. And both sex and shopping provide ample opportunities to make really foolish choices. –  Thomas Hine, I want That!: How We All Became Shoppers

“And so, when a person meets the half that is his very own, whatever his orientation, whether it’s to young men or not, then something wonderful happens: the two are struck from their senses by love, by a sense of belonging to one another, and by desire, and they don’t want to be separated from one another, not even for a moment.” — Plato, Symposium 

One thought on “Quotes, Inspiration & Humour

  1. On a side note while there are issues in a relationship or marriage, good interaction is very critical between the partners and it will make the life and the relationship much easier. Psychological bonding with the partner is also very essential. In addition one needs to be sure that the problems and also the issues are taken care of quickly.
    Have a wonderful day.
    cheers!
    Bethany

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