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She had given him all she had - but what was it compared to the other gifts life held for him? She understood now the case of girls like herself to whom this kind of thing happened. They gave all they had, but their all was not enough; it could not buy more than a few moments...


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Many a thing past hope they have fulfilled,
EDITH HAMILTON
She was following in the tradition of the first lady displaying this kind of elegance as a statement...
EDITH MAYO
We have a tendency to want them to be the American version of royalty, but at the same time, if they...
EDITH MAYO
She was very vivacious. She was a lot of fun.
EDITH JOHNSON
She was the glue who held us all together.
EDITH JOHNSON
I know every day we had to take him to swim and surf, and that was part of his life.
EDITH IWAMI
Technology conversions are major events for an organization -- encompassing multiple years and milli...
EDITH HUNTER
They have to be comfortable with the level of human activity around the nesting area. Some will be v...
EDITH ERFLING
All employees, regardless of what company they work for, deserve an environment where they are treat...
EDITH CASTILLO
They're just focusing on the drunks, the ones who are causing trouble. They're not looking at people...
EDITH SUGANO
The one bill that was always defeated. The Bill? One to get lights on horse-drawn vehicles. The obje...
EDITH ROGERS
Some days I fancy him, others I want to flush hid head down the toilet.(on Colin Murray)
EDITH BOWMAN
Supporting Actress.
EDITH STEIN
Neither Rose nor Charles liked to talk much of their adventures with the trolls, but some of the so-...
EDITH PATTOU
She would search for him.
In the land that lay east of the sun and west of the moon.
But...
EDITH PATTOU
Your dresses should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to show you're a lady.
EDITH HEAD
If I go out in the open ocean environment, virtually anywhere in the world, and I drag a net from 3,...
EDITH WIDDER
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a...
EDITH SITWELL
The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said, ...
EDITH HAMILTON
A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show...
EDITH HAMILTON
I am thankful to have had these ten weeks of quiet to get ready. Now I have had them and have been k...
EDITH CAVELL
I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance.
EDITH SITWELL
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
EDITH SITWELL
I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish.
EDITH SITWELL
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
EDITH SITWELL
It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing.
EDITH NESBITT
Peoplehood tends to develop into nationhood if the people achieves a certain maturity. This is analo...
EDITH STEIN
Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let's al...
EDITH WIDDER
I developed an optical lure that imitates certain types of bioluminescent displays that I think migh...
EDITH WIDDER
Many women have asked me if it is possible to have a well-built wardrobe on a limited budget. 'M...
EDITH HEAD
As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor's soul must ...
EDITH STEIN
Squid don't eat jellyfish, but they eat the things that eat the jellyfish. Jellyfishes put on a ...
EDITH WIDDER
We need a NASA-like organization for ocean exploration, because we need to be exploring and protecti...
EDITH WIDDER
I never, ever would have imagined the kind of career I've had. It just wouldn't have occurre...
EDITH WIDDER
We've only explored about 5% of our ocean. There are great discoveries yet to be made down there...
EDITH WIDDER
All our own present experiences are primordial. What could be more primordial than experience itself...
EDITH STEIN
The community that stands behind a culture as a comprehensively productive personality must be so ex...
EDITH STEIN
Both spiritual companionship and spiritual motherliness are not limited to the physical wife and mot...
EDITH STEIN
On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every co...
EDITH STEIN
My longing for truth was a single prayer.
EDITH STEIN
A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits.
EDITH SITWELL
I wrote in the cellar for a number of years. I needed a private space, and it had a furnace, so it w...
EDITH PEARLMAN
Every different director has another language - for instance, Hitchcock does not like any bright col...
EDITH HEAD
There's no such thing as a standard size movie star, or woman for that matter.
EDITH HEAD
Some people need sequins, others don't.
EDITH HEAD