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Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like.
Edward: Edith, don't.
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Edith: Does anybody want me to flatter and be untruthful? Hotchkiss: Well, since you ask me, I do. Surely it's the very first qual ...
See in what peace a Christian can die.
Where one is hopelessly undecided as to what to say, there (as Confucius would have said, if they had given him the opportunity) s ...
I fear I agree with your friend in not liking all sermons. Some of them, one has to confess, are rubbish: but then I release my at ...
I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
You can't be what you don't see. I didn't think about being a doctor. I didn't even think about being a clerk in a store--I'd neve ...
I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take ...
If you're an actor, a real actor, you've got to be on the stage. But you mustn't go on the stage unless it's absolutely the only t ...
... actresses are such very dull people off the stage. We are only delightful and brilliant when we are doing what we are told to ...
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