He had the uneasy manner of a man who is not among his own kind, and who has not seen enough of the world to feel that all people are in some sense his own kind
More Quotes from Willa Cather:One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world's end somewhere, and hold fast to the days, as to fortune or fame.
Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness.
Men are all right for friends, but as soon as you marry them they turn into cranky old fathers, even the wild ones. They begin to tell you what's sensible and what's foolish, and want you to stick at home all the time. I prefer to be foolish when I feel like it, and be accountable to nobody.
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor.
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything.
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