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Elinor Glyn Quotes and Sayings
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I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps
some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins,
like grandmamma and me.
- Elinor Glyn

All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.
- Elinor Glyn

Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
- Elinor Glyn

American husbands are the best in the world;
no other husbands are so generous to their wives,
or can be so easily divorced.
- Elinor Glyn

 

I never wondered whether I should be a stage actress or a movie actress.
- Isabelle Huppert

I wondered how they would top the Pirates and skeletons and moonlight,
because that's a pretty cool concept.
- Orlando Bloom

I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded,
because it happened many, many times.
- Curt Flood

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I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end,
whether I would pull up tonight's darkness like a quilt
and be dead and at peace evermore.
- William Manchester

In the '70s I was in exile; every time I went back
I wondered if they'd take my passport away.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not.
I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself.
- Christopher Atkins

I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the
cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here,
would that be considered cheating?
- Luis Guzman

I was proud of the waves I had made,
but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.
- Phil Donahue

From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a
story and wondered if I could write it,
it has always been the story that has driven me.
- Jean M. Auel

Really, sex and laughter do go very well together,
and I wondered - and I still do - which is more important.
- Hermione Gingold

I always wondered what hearing one's own obituary might sound like,
and I sort of feel like I may have just heard part of it at least.
- Spencer Abraham

What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where
do we go? Why don't we remember? Since childhood most
of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep.
- Henry Reed

I have often wondered what it is an old building can
do to you when you happen to know a little about things
that went on long ago in that building.
- Carl Sandburg

Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our
coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
- Petrarch

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves
himself more than all the rest of men,
but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself
than on the opinions of others.
- Marcus Aurelius

It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's
single term in the House of Representatives at Washington
added practically nothing to his reputation.
- John George Nicolay

I've always wondered why there isn't a great French
novel about the German occupation.
The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing.
- Manuel Puig

There were a lot of times I wondered if I was deluding myself.
I had nothing else to fall back on, but I never enjoyed anything else.
- Edie Falco

Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it
til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering.
- Carl Sandburg

I'm very fast on teaching guys.
Like, when I came over here, I only had two rehearsals with the band.
I wondered when I first got here...
but it sure came up great.
- Ike Turner

I just wondered how things were put together.
- Claude Shannon

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments
would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
- Ronald Reagan

I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing.
It seemed a waste of time to have him.
After that he became less and less, until he was...
nothingness.
- Frances Farmer

Sometimes I've looked at a plate of food and wondered
if it wouldn't look better as a hat.
- Janet Street-Porter

All the world wondered as they witnessed...
a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
- Corazon Aquino

I wondered to what extent people remained the same
as they'd been when very young;
if one peeled back the layers of living one would come to the know child.
- Dick Francis

Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be
much more amusing if we were all devils,
and no nonsense about angels and being good.
- William Hurlbut

Upon awakening in the morning, I wondered if the proceedings
of the night before had been a dream.
It was hard to believe that I was the world's heavyweight champion.
- Gene Tunney

I wondered if I would talk about drug use.
But I guess, why hide it?
- Elliott Smith

Have you ever wondered what your subconscious mind looks like? Well today,
I can show you.
- David Icke

What is it about the component of fire? People have written about it.
People have wondered about it.
- Joseph Wambaugh

I always wondered why somebody doesn't do something about that.
Then I realized I was somebody.
- Lily Tomlin

I've often wondered, when they've done Of Mice And Men on stage,
and I've seen it, how they did that gun thing.
I've watched it on stage, but I don't remember it.
- Ray Walston

Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last.
The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance.
You've got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it.
- Michael Novak

Many times I wondered if I were truly carrying out God's plan for my life.
- Lawrence Welk

Some actresses seem to thrive on chaos,
and I've often wondered if they felt they had to be
that way in order to perform well?
- Marie Windsor

Our Masonic friends have it down very fine.
I do not know where they got it so well.
I have often wondered where they found out so many
of the secrets of our High and Accepted Order of Masonry.
- Charles T. Russell

You were the one who gave me those boxers? I wondered where they came from,
I wear those!
Although I'm not a big fan of flannel,
it gets a little hot down there, if you know what I mean.
- Joel Madden

I've always wondered what it would be like if somebody
from outer space landed with three heads.
Then all of a sudden everybody else wouldn't look so bad,
huh? Well, OK you're a little different from me but,
hey, ya got one head.
- Cyndi Lauper

I turned down the first script offered to me,
and the second.
I lay on my back one day under an umbrella,
in the garden, reading the third, and wondered why
I had turned down the first.
- Conrad Veidt

So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned,
it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have,
both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure.
- Edward Sapir

She became so important to them that they wondered
how they had ever managed without her in the past.
And the longer she stayed with them the more indispensable she became,
so indispensable in fact that their one fear was that
she might some day move on.
- Michael Ende

I've often wondered about people that come to the profession late in life.
I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade.
I watched a play being performed by the third grade class,
and it was...
magic.
- William Christopher

Have you ever wondered why young people take to music
like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun.
Plan and simple.
It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about
where they can go and what they can do when they get older.
- Isaac Hayes

The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion.
But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine.
People had practiced acting to such a degree that they
confused it with their true feelings.
- Jung Chang

The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way,
wondered what was meant by the word education.
I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing
with such an essential and extensive subject.
- Abdoulaye Wade

My agent sent me the script and I loved it.
I wondered how they would turn me into a chimp.
My agent said it would probably not entail to much time.
Just some hair and make-up.
I found out that it was not so simple.
- Kim Hunter

I was away from the front lines for a while this spring,
living with other troops, and considerable fighting
took place while I was gone.
When I got ready to return to my old friends at the
front I wondered if I would sense any change in them.
- Ernie Pyle

I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer.
I thought about deviating from that and singing other things.
But...
it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
- Carrie Underwood

Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn't let my career
get confined to one direction,
but lately I've decided to accept the fact that I have
this opportunity to be successful doing comedies.
- Ben Stiller

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greatest and most important problems of life
are all fundamentally insoluble.
They can never be solved but only outgrown.
- Carl Jung

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson


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