A woman must have money and a room of her own.
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If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
Young women... you are, in my opinion, disgracefully ignorant. You have never made a discovery of any sort of importance. You have never shaken an empire or led an army into battle. The plays by Shakespeare are not by you, and you have never introduced a barbarous race to the blessings of civilization. What is your excuse.
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
What I like, or one of the things I like, about motoring is the sense it gives one of lighting accidentally, like a voyager who touches another planet with the tip of his toe, upon scenes which would have gone on, have always gone on, will go on, unrecorded, save for this chance glimpse. Then it seems to me I am allowed to see the heart of the world uncovered for a moment.
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Every drop in the ocean counts.