Margaret Oliphant Quotes


6 Margaret Oliphant quotes:



"The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution -- this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths."
"Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better."
Author: Oliphant Quotes Category: Fashion Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art."
Author: Oliphant Quotes Category: Fate Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it."
Author: Oliphant Quotes Category: Gentlemen Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain?"
Author: Oliphant Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"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."
Author: Oliphant Quotes Category: Men And Women Quotes Observation Quotes



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