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The Way We Live Now

Anthony Trollope

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.”

“Throughout the world, the more wrong a man does, the more indignant is he at wrong done to him. ”

“There was but one thing for him;- to persevere till he got her, or till he had finally lost her. And should the latter be his fate, as he began to fear that it would be, then, he would live, but live only, like a crippled man.”

“Her happiness, like that of most of us, was ever in the future,—never reached but always coming. ”

“A woman's weapon is her tongue.”

“every vice might be forgiven in a man and in a son, though every virtue was expected from a woman, and especially from a daughter.”

“If you pardon all the evil done to you, you encourage others to do you evil!”

“A newspaper that wishes to make its fortune should never waste its columns and weary its readers by praising anything.”

“Of course he had committed forgery;--of course he had committed robbery. That, indeed, was nothing, for he had been cheating and forging and stealing all his life.”

“In such families as [Nidderdale's], when such results have been achieved, it is generally understood that matters shall be put right by an heiress. [....] Rank squanders money; trade makes it; -- and then trade purchases rank by re-gilding its splendour”

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