Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything.
More Quotes from Willa Cather:We all like people who do things, even if we only see their faces on a cigar-box lid.
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.
Human love was a wonderful thing, he told himself, and it was most wonderful where it had least to gain.
When we look back, the only things we cherish are those which in some way met our original want; the desire which formed in us in early youth, undirected, and of its own accord.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He must do it as a sort of ghastly joke.
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Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.