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Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.
I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.
As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world without having an effect on the rest of it.
I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me 'understand' something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.
What one has to do usually can be done.
The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours - and I think probably gave me many nightmares.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.
Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.
Actors are one family over the entire world.
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