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He Knew He Was Right

Anthony Trollope

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Words spoken cannot be recalled, and many a man and many a woman who has spoken a word at once regretted, are far too proud to express that regret.”

“I am not fit to marry. I am often cross, and I like my own way, and I have a distaste for men.”

“Romance is very pretty in novels, but the romance of a life is always a melancholy matter. They are most happy who have no story to tell.”

“Who would ever think of learning to live out of an English novel?”

“Wine is a dangerous thing, and should not be made the exponent of truth, let the truth be good as it may; but it has the merit of forcing a man to show his true colors.”

“If I had a husband I should want a good one, a man with a head on his shoulders, and a heart. Even if I were young and good-looking, I doubt whether I could please myself. As it is I am likely to be taken bodily to heaven, as to become any man's wife.”

“Courtesty and cordiality are not only not the same, but they are incompatible. Why so? Courtesy is an effort, and cordiality is free.”

“Familiarity does breed contempt;—doesn’t it?”

“idleness is the root of all evil.”

“There is so much in a turn of the eye and in the tone given to a word when such things have to be said,—so much more of importance than in the words themselves.”

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Book Keywords:

life, romance

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