Myrtle Reed Quotes

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Myrtle Reed Quotes

When a little pleasure has flashed for a moment against the dark, I have made that jewel mine. I have hundreds of them ... I call it my Necklace of Perfect Joy. When the world goes wrong, I have only to close my eyes and remember all the links in my chain, set with gems, some large and some small, but all beautiful with the beauty which never fades. It is all I can take with me when I go. My material possessions must stay behind, but my Necklace of Perfect Joy will bring me happiness to the end, when I put it on, to be nevermore unclasped.
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The things that are ours cannot be given away, or taken away, or lost. We break our hearts, all of us, trying to keep things that do not belong to us - and to which we have no right.

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Content is a matter of temperament rather than circumstance ...

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Sometimes, out of bitterness, the years distill forgiveness.

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At twenty, men love woman; at thirty, a woman; and at forty, women.

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Not infrequently, when a man asks a woman to marry him, he means that he wants her to help him love himself, and if, blinded by her own feeling, she takes him for her captain, her pleasure craft becomes a pirate ship, the colours change to a black flag with a sinister sign, and her inevitable destiny is the coral reef.

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Marriage is the process by which a woman deprives herself of an escort.

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Each separate flower has a magic all its own.

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It saves trouble to be conventional, for you're not always explaining things.

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Pedestals are always lonely.

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Home is a place where we all do as we please - usually regardless of the others.

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Some women are born to be married, some achieve marriage, and others have marriage thrust upon them.

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