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She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.
– Henry James
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She had fortunately always her appetite for news. The pure flame of the disinterested burned in her cave of treasures as a lamp in a Byzantine vault.
– Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Ninth, Chapter 2
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She had learned the self-deprecating ways of the woman who does not want to be thought hard and grasping, but her artifices could not always cover the nakedness of her need to excel.
– Faith Sullivan
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She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth.
– Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
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She has admitted she was not hostile to the Nazis before 1940. She says she was anti-Nazi after 1940, but has produced no evidence that she criticized the Nazis then. She wrote anti-Semitic words in 1938–41, and there is no evidence she was compelled to write them. Queried on her anti-Semitic writings, she told me: "I have never written anything in my life that I did not believe to be true.
– John Mearsheimer
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She is a friend of my mind... The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
– Toni Morrison
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She is a peacock in everything but beauty.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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She is a wife who is notable in her house; she is a wife who beareth children; she is a wife whose husband is as her life; she is a wife who is obedient to her lord. The wife is half the man; a wife is man?s dearest friend; a wife is the source of his religion, his worldly profit, and his love. He who hath a wife maketh offerings in his house. Those who have wives are blest with good fortune. Wives are friends, who, by their kind and gentle speech, soothe you in your retirement. In your distresses they are as mothers, and they are refreshment to those who are travellers in the rugged paths of life.
– Mahabharata
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She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me Oh then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.
– Hartley Coleridge
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She is not fair to outward view
As many maidens be;
Her loveliness I never knew
Until she smiled on me;
Oh! then I saw her eye was bright,
A well of love, a spring of light.

– Hartley Coleridge
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She is not perfect. You are not perfect. The question is whether or not you are perfect for each other.
– Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting
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She knew we were poor though she didn’t say anything. She used to say, “Mom, I’m not a good daughter because you have to spend so much money for my sickness…” I’m sure sure she had many things she wanted to buy as a teenager such as new clothes, but she didn’t say anything to me and kept it to herself because she knew we were poor.
– Fujiko Sasaki
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She knows there's no success like failure And that failure's no success at all.
– Paul Aubuchon
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She knows what is the best purpose of education not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
– John Mason Brown
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She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
– John Mason Brown
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She opened up a book of poems and handed it to me written by an Italian poet from the 13th century and every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal pouring off of every page like it was written in my soul from me to you.
– Bob Dylan
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She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasnt boring.
– Zelda Fitzgerald
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She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity -- and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the woman of wax whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.
– Marguerite Duras
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She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
– Dorothy Parker
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She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
– Brian Andreas
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She say, Celie, tell the truth, have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God.
– Alice Walker
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She seemed a thing that could not feel the touch of earthly years.
– William Wordsworth
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She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.
– Margot Asquith
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She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
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