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By Anonym 15 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

we all grow up thinking our parents found us under cabbage leaves and that sex didn't exist before our personal coming-of-age.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

You don't have to be crazy to be a writer, but it certainly does help

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Enigmatic - the quality of keeping silent and making people wonder if one is stupid rather than opening one's mouth and removing all doubt.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Samuel Johnson said a second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience,” Kirkland said.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Para um homem, a mulher é como uma pintura ou uma estátua clássica. Ele escolhe uma e leva para casa, esperando que combine com a mobília existente lá.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

[...] o futuro era um leque de possibilidades, não apenas uma trilha única e inalterável. Contudo, das trilhas, umas eram bem mais prováveis do que outras, e algumas eram tão prováveis que pareciam quase impossíveis de se evitar. Nesses casos, a palavra usada era destino.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

I've always thought of this city as Disneyland for adults. ... There's no danger of Las Vegas expiring from an excess of good taste.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

But gratitude would not have me love you as I do. Love was inspired by what you are - the good, the bad, and even the foolish, which is what you're being right now.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Entretanto, mesmo o fogo mais ardente deixa apenas as brasas mais amenas. Bodas verdadeiras são construídas sobre valores e interesses comuns.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Something must be done about the food.” Seeing his speculative glance Clare laid down her fork and gave him a warning scowl. “Yes, I’m a good cook, but I will not have time to work in the kitchen. And don’t try to convince me that a mistress also has to cook for her lover.” “I wasn’t thinking of wasting your valuable time in the kitchen.” He smiled mischievously. “But a mistress can do interesting thing with food. Shall I describe them?” “No!” “Another time, perhaps.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

I love Christmas. A time to slow down and enjoy life and be with my family and friends. In busy years, it keeps me sane. In bad years, it makes me feel whole again.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

My brother said that at Eton, students were told caning builds character. I suppose girls are caned less because we aren't thought to have much character." "Which is the sort of thing males say when they don't know any women.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Like cats and ice cream, showers were among life's simple, uncomplicated pleasures.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Europeans condemned Chinese foot binding, but any society that had invented the corset had a lot to answer for.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

If death is inevitable, one should try to die well.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

A witty vicar once said that a good marriage is like a pair of scissors with the couple inseparable joined, often moving in opposite directions, yet always destroying anyone who comes between them. The trick is for the blades to learn to work smoothly together, so as not to cut each other.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Winning her would be like coaxing a butterfly to land on his hand. Patience, gentleness, and perhaps a prayer or two would be required.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Principles are sometimes an unaffordable luxury.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

[On New York City:] From a dating point of view, it's like a really large rummage sale - lots of strange items, but darned little that you'd want to take home.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

But why, she thought wryly, did a man seem more attractive as he became less available? How humbling to think one had so much in common with a cow stretching its neck through a gate for better grass.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Once you can fake sincerity, you can fake anything.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Jo Putney

Parents and children were put on earth to give each other grief. You were my punishment for how I behaved to my own father. And I'll have my revenge when you have children of your own.