I am a bundle of nerves dressed up to look like a man!
("The Woman in White")
More Quotes from Wilkie Collins:Every human institution (justice included) will stretch a little, if you only pull it the right way.
I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
The future of English fiction may rest with this Unknown Public -- a reading public of three millions which lies right out of the pale of true literary civilization -- which is now waiting to be taught the difference between a good book and a bad.
This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.
Not the shadow of a doubt crossed my mind of the purpose for which the Count had left the theatre. His escape from us, that evening, was beyond all question the preliminary only to his escape from London. The mark of the Brotherhood was on his arm-I felt as certain of it as if he had shown me the brand; and the betrayal of the Brotherhood was on his conscience-I had seen it in his recognition of Pesca.
I have always held the old-fashioned opinion that the primary object of work of fiction should be to tell a story.
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He is an old bore. Even the grave yawns for him.
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
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