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Minna Antrim quotes

The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.

To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.

The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.

The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.

To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.

A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.

A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.

Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

Man proposes, woman forecloses.

Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.

When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.

That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.