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Nancy Mitford Quotes and Sayings

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Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous
than one who loves glory?
- Nancy Mitford

To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take,
like a disease.
- Nancy Mitford

I Love children, especially when they cry for then someone takes them away.
- Nancy Mitford

I have only ever read one book in my life,
and that is White Fang.
It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
- Nancy Mitford

 

An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off;
it may run about in a lively way,
but in fact it is dead.
- Nancy Mitford

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational
act that two people in love can commit.
- Bill Cosby

I begin with the principle that all men are bores.
Surely no one will prove himself
so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism,
as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone.
- Andrew Eldritch

Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable -
and life is more than a dream.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

No man surely has so short a memory as the American.
- Rebecca H. Davis

A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast
alone with one's husband,
but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
- Anne Spencer

If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized
by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Well, surely, I am not in charge of South Africa.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Surely, if Mother Nature had been consulted,
she would never have consented to building a city in New Orleans.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that
of all the opportunities to show differences in character,
surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
- Anne Tyler

Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is
the one most surely wasted.
- Nicolas Chamfort

The end was surely near.
The Nazis killed you only when you were naked,
because they knew, psychologically, that naked people never resist.
- Simon Wiesenthal

Yes, you are running businesses, and yes,
we understand and accept that, but surely there must
be a level beyond which profit from news is simply indecent.
- Christiane Amanpour

I didn't want to do anything my mother wanted me to
do so surely I wasn't going to sing for her.
- Linda Lavin

It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest,
and surely the fairer way is not much about.
- Francis Bacon

Everything that happens once can never happen again.
But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
- Paulo Coelho

Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough
wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations
between the two great nations on earth.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
- Joseph Parry

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation,
the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone
of the highest excellence,
is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
- Bertrand Russell

It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved.
- Galileo Galilei

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember,
than to forgive and forget.
- Maria Edgeworth

It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions.
- Robert Bly

You were made perfectly to be loved -
and surely I have loved you,
in the idea of you, my whole life long.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic,
the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering.
- Harold Bloom

Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided,
but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.
- Christiane Collage

The picture which the philosopher draws of the world
is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

What is at a peak is certain to decline.
He who shows his hand will surely be defeated.
He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of
his enemy's doubts is invincible.
- Cao Cao

The efforts you make will surely be rewarded.
If not, then you are simply not ready to call them efforts.
- Sadaharu Oh

Beware of your habits.
The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing.
- Holbrook Jackson

To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic,
but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
- Fanny Burney

Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the
ugliest thing in the world.
- Francis Schaeffer

Be careful what you set your heart upon -
for it will surely be yours.
- James A. Baldwin

Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow;
he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree.
- Thomas Dekker

Camouflage is a game we all like to play,
but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want
to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.
- Russell Lynes

Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly,
but the most surely, on the soul.
- Ernest Dimnet

Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates,
surely he will hold that its motion is natural,
not violent.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Surely God would not have created such a being as man,
with an ability to grasp the infinite,
to exist only for a day!
No, no, man was made for immortality.
- Abraham Lincoln

Shrines!
Shrines!
Surely you don't believe in the gods.
What's your argument? Where's your proof?
- Aristophanes

Commercial distress in any great business center will
the more surely create widespread disaster.
- Josiah Strong

Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy
surely takes the rest of the week.
- Alice Walker

And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely,
I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
- Plato

The evening sings in a voice of amber,
the dawn is surely coming.
- Al Stewart

The terrible thing about terrorism is that ultimately
it destroys those who practice it.
Slowly but surely, as they try to extinguish life in others,
the light within them dies.
- Terry Waite

Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger,
of having gone through an experience all the way to the end,
where no one can go any further.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the
unteachable wildness of the Good.
- H. G. Wells

If men cease to believe that they will one day become
gods then they will surely become worms.
- Henry Miller

Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked,
and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead.
- Omar N. Bradley

Words, which are the dress of thoughts,
deserve surely more care than clothes,
which are only the dress of the person.
- Philip Stanhope

William Packard surely must be one of the great editors of our time.
- James Dickey

The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining,
illumines a world which surely is no longer ours;
for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands.
- Pierre Loti

I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is,
or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
- Emily Bronte

Surely there is a time to submit to guidance and a
time to take one's own way at all hazards.
- Thomas Huxley

A human being fashions his consequences as surely as
he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling.
Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
- Norman Cousins

The stones themselves are thick with history,
and those cats that dash through the alleyways must
surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.
- Erica Jong

It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely,
and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.
- John Synge

Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do
a better job of training new and existing first responders
to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military.
- Louise Slaughter

Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization
is a sound state of mind.
- E. M. Forster

Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us.
Some of us are better at it than others,
but we all do it.
- Laurence Olivier

If hard work were such a wonderful thing,
surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.
- Joseph Kirkland

If you could say of any one individual that the court
as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual,
surely it would be John Marshall.
- William Rehnquist


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