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    Marilyn Monroe
    “A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    Not all those who wander are lost;
    The old that is strong does not wither,
    Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    A light from the shadows shall spring;
    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #3
    Joseph Conrad
    “Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
    Joseph Conrad, Chance

  • #4
    “In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.”
    John Churton Collins

  • #5
    Alexander Pope
    “Wise wretch! with pleasures too refined to please,
    With too much spirit to be e'er at ease,
    With too much quickness ever to be taught,
    With too much thinking to have common thought:
    You purchase pain with all that joy can give,
    And die of nothing but a rage to live.”
    Alexander Pope, Moral Essays

  • #6
    Oscar Wilde
    “Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

  • #7
    Henry Van Dyke
    “Time is
    Too Slow for those who Wait,
    Too Swift for those who Fear,
    Too Long for those who Grieve,
    Too Short for those who Rejoice;
    But for those who Love,
    Time is not.”
    Henry Van Dyke, Music and Other Poems

  • #8
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “We loved with a love that was more than love.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

  • #10
    Katharine Hepburn
    “Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything”
    Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #12
    Oscar Wilde
    “I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #13
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.”
    Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn

  • #14
    “If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all that runs over will be yours.”
    Charles Caleb Colton

  • #15
    T.D. Jakes
    “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn't in submission to God!”
    T.D. Jakes

  • #16
    Maya Angelou
    “A Woman in harmony with her spirit
    is like a river flowing.
    She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination
    prepared to be herself
    and only herself ”
    Maya Angelou

  • #17
    D.H. Lawrence
    “A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
    D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • #18
    Edmund Burke
    “Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.”
    Edmund Burke

  • #19
    W.H. Auden
    “If equal affection cannot be,
    Let the more loving one be me.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #20
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #21
    Mae West
    “I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.”
    Mae West

  • #22
    Mae West
    “Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up.”
    Mae West

  • #23
    Mae West
    “I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.”
    Mae West

  • #24
    Mae West
    “All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.”
    Mae West, Wit & Wisdom of Mae West

  • #25
    Mae West
    “I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.”
    Mae West

  • #26
    Langston Hughes
    “I stay cool, and dig all jive,
    That's the way I stay alive.
    My motto,
    as I live and learn,
    is
    Dig and be dug
    In return.”
    Langston Hughes

  • #27
    Maya Angelou
    “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!”
    Maya Angelou

  • #28
    Marilyn Monroe
    “We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #29
    Sean Covey
    “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”
    Sean Covey

  • #30
    Anaïs Nin
    “Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.”
    Anaïs Nin



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