The woman who first gives life, light, and form to our shadowy conceptions of beauty, fills a void in our spiritual nature that has remained unknown to us till she appeared.
More Quotes from Wilkie Collins:But the Law is still, in certain inevitable cases, the pre-engaged servant of the long purse.
We had our breakfasts-whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast.
Sir John had his share150perhaps rather a large share150of the more harmless and amiable of the weaknesses incidental to humanity. Among these, I may mention as applicable to the matter in hand, an invincible reluctance150so long as he enjoyed his usual good health150to face the responsibility of making his will.
I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
It is one of my rules in life, never to notice what I don't understand.
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But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations.
It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79.
I do them all for the money, I really do.
William H. Macy