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I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty. But I am too busy thinking about myself.


Dame Edith Sitwell

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EDITH VOLMAR
She has a straight 4.0 average and is an outstanding lady.
EDITH THOMPSON
They don't realize that people are going to suffer.
EDITH SUGANO
It makes sense that there is no sense without God
EDITH SCHAEFFER
Of course, women can bring to the work of law-making, as their special share, their experience and k...
EDITH ROGERS
Women legislators must take their part in every phase of legislative work. And it is real work - muc...
EDITH ROGERS
These are acts of desperation by the government. They are scared of the elections.
EDITH NAWAKWI
You're placing these women in a sort of damned if you do, damned if you don't position. It's very di...
EDITH MAYO
The fashion industry was just merciless to her because she wasn't buying a new, up-to-date gown.
EDITH MAYO
She couldn't stand it after Dad died. They were made for each other.
EDITH JOHNSON
As a kid, I could remember she'd take her knitting to the movies. She could just knit in the dark.
EDITH JOHNSON
It's not to prevent the development per say, but it's to keep the ocean-front land open.
EDITH IWAMI
That is how many were definitely active.
EDITH ERFLING
Most timidities have such secret compensations and Miss Bart was discerning enough to know that the ...
EDITH WHARTON
She rose too, not as if to meet him or to flee from him, but quietly, as though the worst of the tas...
EDITH WHARTON
For those of us who take literature very seriously, picking up a work of fiction is the start of an ...
EDITH GROSSMAN
The primary way that we know about what lives in the ocean is we go out and drag nets behind ships. ...
EDITH WIDDER
We cannot cheat on DNA. We cannot get round photosynthesis. We cannot say I am not going to give a d...
DAME BARBARA WARD
My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a ...
DAME EDNA EVERAGE
Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
DAME MARGOT FONTEYN
I know body hair bothers some women, but a lot of men like a fluffy partner.
DAME EDNA EVERAGE
Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys. But ...
DAME ALICE MARKOVA
Smile, damn it !! Smile.
DAME SYBIL HATHAWAY
Youth troubles over eternity, age grasps at a day and is satisfied to have even the day.
DAME MARY GILMORE
Youth troubles over eternity, age grasps at a day and is satisfied to have even the day.
DAME MARY GILMORE
The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend!
EDITH WHARTON
When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it does...
EDITH WHARTON
Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet...
EDITH WHARTON
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
EDITH SODERGRAN
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a par...
EDITH WHARTON
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.
EDITH WHARTON
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the auth...
EDITH WHARTON
All the stories I write come from someone I've met or some anecdote I've heard.
EDITH PEARLMAN
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the auth...
EDITH WHARTON
Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins.
EDITH WHARTON