The best Quotations

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
- William Wordsworth

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Quotation If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. - writer
Quotation An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought. - writer
Quotation A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts. - writer
Quotation Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more. - writer
Quotation Wild intelligence abhors any narrow world; and the world of women must stay narrow, or the woman is an outlaw. No woman could be Nietzsche or Rimbaud without ending up in a whorehouse or lobotomized. - writer
Quotation If that's how it all started, then we might as well face the fact that what's left out there is a great deal of shrapnel and a whole bunch of cinders (one of which is, fortunately, still hot enough and close enough to be good for tanning). - writer