Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
They sicken of the calm that know the storm.
They sicken of calm, who know the storm.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Scratch a lover, and find a foe.
Lips that taste of tears, they say are the best for kissing.
Women and elephants never forget.
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
They sicken of the calm who know the storm.
There was never a place for her in the ranks of the terrible, slow army of the cautious. She ran ahead, where there were no paths.
Work is the province of cattle.
In youth, it was a way I had, To do my best to please. And change, with every passing lad To suit his theories. But now I know the things I know And do the things I do, And if you do not like me so, To hell, my love, with you.
By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing. And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying. Lady make note of this -- One of you is lying.
I won't telephone him. I'll never telephone him again as long as I live. He'll rot in hell, before I'll call him up. You don't have to give me strength, God; I have it myself. If he wanted me, he could get me. He knows where I am. He knows I'm waiting here. He's so sure of me, so sure. I wonder why they hate you, as soon as they are sure of you.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it and it darts away.
The sun's gone dim, and the moon's gone black. For I loved him, and he didn't love back.
And if my heart be scarred and burned, The safer, I, for all I learned.