Where is the woman who has ever really torn from her heart the image that has been once fixed in it by a true love? Books tell us that such unearthly creatures have existed - but what does our own experiences say in answer to books?
("The Woman in White")
More Quotes from Wilkie Collins:This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.
Tell him next, that crimes cause their own detection. There's another bit of copy-book morality for you, Fosco. Crimes cause their own detection. What infernal humbug!
Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who is not sure of his own temper.
The small pulse of the life within me and the great heart of th city around me seemed to be sinking in unison.
Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service.
It is one of my rules in life, never to notice what I don't understand.
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