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Even in misery we love to be f...

Even in misery we love to be foremost, to have the bitter in our cup acknowledged as more bitter than that of others.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

A hotel is a hotel all the wor...

A hotel is a hotel all the world over, a place essentially vulgar, commonplace, venal, the travesty of a human home.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

I have my own way of dividing ...

I have my own way of dividing people, as I suppose most of us have. There are those whom I can talk to, and those whom I can't.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Many love me, but by none am I...

Many love me, but by none am I enough beloved.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

For everybody knows that it re...

For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

The middle of life is the test...

The middle of life is the testing-ground of character and strength.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Perhaps, on the whole, embarra...

Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

The incomprehensibleness of wo...

The incomprehensibleness of women is an old theory, but what is that to the curious wondering observation with which wives, mothers, and sisters watch the other unreasoning animal in those moments when he has snatched the reins out of their hands, and is not to be spoken to! . It is best to let him come to, and feel his own helplessness.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

... I have always been a disap...

... I have always been a disappointment to my friends. I have no gift of talk, not much to say; and though I have always been an excellent listener, that only succeeds under auspicious circumstances.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Spring cold is like the povert...

Spring cold is like the poverty of a poor man who has had a fortune left him - better days are coming ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

It is so seldom in this world ...

It is so seldom in this world that things come just when they are wanted ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

I think reading a novel is alm...

I think reading a novel is almost next best to having something to do.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

There is nothing so costly as ...

There is nothing so costly as bargains.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Next to happiness, perhaps enm...

Next to happiness, perhaps enmity is the most healthful stimulant of the human mind.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Married people do stand up so ...

Married people do stand up so for each other when you say a word, however they may fight between themselves.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Good works may only be beautif...

Good works may only be beautiful sins, if they are not done in a true spirit ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

laughing is not the first expr...

laughing is not the first expression of joy. ... A person laughs in idleness, for fun, not for joy. Joy has nothing, nothing but the old way of tears ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Terror of being found out is n...

Terror of being found out is not always a preservative, it sometimes hurries on the act which it ought to prevent ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

every generation has a conceit...

every generation has a conceit of itself which elevates it, in its own opinion, above that which comes after it.

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Against the long years when fa...

Against the long years when family bonds make up all that is happiest in life, there must always be reckoned those moments of agitation and revolution, during which the bosom of a family is the most unrestful and disturbing place in existence ...

Margaret Oliphant 46 quotes

Майлин Класс без бюстгальтера на премьере фильма «Остров», 2005 г.и Кирстен Данст и Мара Уилсон на премьере «Джуманджи», 1995 г.

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Кирстен Данст и Мара Уилсон на премьере «Джуманджи», 1995 г. Майлин Класс с глубоким вырезом на MOBO Awards, 2004 г. Майлин Класс без бюстгальтера на премьере фильма «Остров», 2005 г. Майлин Класс без...

Ума Турман в фотосессии для Криминального чтива, 1994 год и Кирстен Данст на премьере фильма «Добейся Успеха», 2000 г.

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Кирстен Данст на премьере фильма «Добейся Успеха», 2000 г. Ума Турман в фотосессии для Криминального чтива, 1994 год. Шлем, который нам не рад. Это часть доспеха XVII века из Савойи — исторической об...

Безупречная Джоди Фостер и не менее безупречный Энтони Хопкинс и, 1991 год и Милица Богдановна Йовович в 1991 году.

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Безупречная Джоди Фостер и не менее безупречный Энтони Хопкинс и, 1991 год. Милица Богдановна Йовович в 1991 году. Засвет Тэнди Ньютон на премьере фильма «Возвращение» 2006 г....

Сальвадор Дали спаивает Брижит Бардо, 1960 год и Том Савини на съемках "От заката до рассвета", 1996 год

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Сальвадор Дали спаивает Брижит Бардо, 1960 год. Мирей Матье в Москве, 1967 год. Том Савини на съемках "От заката до рассвета", 1996 год. Ведущий передачи «Спокойной ночи, малыши» Владимир Ухин, с колл...

Группа «Кино» в Диснейленде, США, Новый год 1990-го и Совсем молодая Памела Андерсон, 80-ые.

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Группа «Кино» в Диснейленде, США, Новый год 1990-го. Совсем молодая Памела Андерсон, 80-ые. Джои Лэнсинг - сногсшибательная актриса и секс-символ Голливуда середины 20-го века. Сальвадор Дали спаивае...

Рик Флэр и Дуэйн "Скала" Джонсон, 1985 год и Твигги для Vogue, апрель 1970 г.

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Пенелопа Крус — Испанская актриса и модель. Свою карьеру Пенелопа начала в 1991 году на телевидении. Её кинодебют состоялся через год после выхода трагикомедии «Ветчина, ветчина» на широкие экраны.
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