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She seemed a thing that could not feel the touch of earthly years.
– William Wordsworth
She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.
– Margot Asquith
She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
She told me she would make it to 115. And she kept her word.
– Paul Cooper
She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation.
– Willa Cather
She wanted something to happen - something, anything she did not know what.
– Kate Chopin
She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what.
– Kate Chopin
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.
– William Wordsworth
She was a thinking bosom and one who overpowered her young lovers, all Sybil — a Romantic.
– V. S. Pritchett
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.
– Henry James
She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do.
– Zelda Fitzgerald
She was one of those people who said I don't know anything about music, but I know what I like.
– Max Beerbohm
She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
– George Ade
She went through things with the Frank family as if it was her own family. Not that she talked a lot about it, she actually never did, but the fact that she named her daughter after Anne Frank shows that Bep reserved a special place in her heart for Anne.
– Willy van der Vennen-Voskuijl
She who loves roses must be patient and not cry out when she is pierced by thorns.
– Olga Brouman
She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world.
– Adlai Stevenson
She's so bossy that we call her "the Governess.
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
She's the kind of person who either dies tragically at twenty-seven, like Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, or else grows up to win, like, the first-ever Nobel Prize for Awesome.
– John Green
Sheep are under the bed, but the wolf is on the bed.
– Charles de LEUSSE
Sheep are under the bed, but the wolf is on the bed. (Les moutons sont sous le lit. Mais le loup est sur le lit)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Shell to DOS... Come in DOS, do you copy Shell to DOS...
– Anonymous
Shepherds know many mysterious languages; they speak the language of sheep and dogs, language of stars and skies, flowers and herbs.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by Time. That is the life of men.
– Zora Neale Hurston
Shit happens! Doesn't mean you have to step in it. But if you do, I would buy a new pair of shoes.
– Kilburn Hall
Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.
– E. B. White

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