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Mistress Quotes

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Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

Related topics: Marriage

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being
equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

 

As I've explained to my wife many times,
you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the
front page of the papers.
- Julian Barnes

Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that
of being rid of an old one.
- William Wycherley

What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress
who ever eludes his grasp?
- William Osler

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It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events,
because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
- John Dryden

Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats.
- Sextus Propertius

In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal.
throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges
as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms.
- Felix Marti-Ibanez

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it;
a mistress,
if thou knowest not.
- Horace

My mother was a good mistress to her servants,
taking care of them in their sicknesses,
not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.
- Margaret Cavendish

England is my wife, America my mistress.
It is very good sometimes to get away from one's wife.
- Cedric Hardwicke

After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably,
my master having a great affection for me.
- William Lilly

Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of
Wales in history not to have a mistress?
- Prince Charles

Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
- Francis Bacon

DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's
family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences
with the children of my mistress.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

When I was nearly twelve years old, my kind mistress sickened and died.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress:
in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

A mistress never is nor can be a friend.
While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over,
anything but friends.
- Lord Byron

Men will bear many things from a kept mistress,
which they would not bear from a wife.
- Samuel Richardson

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life,
impels us through all its mazes and meanderings,
but leads none of us by the same route.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Next to coming to a good understanding with a new mistress,
I love a quarrel with an old one.
- George Etherege

I am married to the theater, and the films are only my mistress.
- Oskar Werner

I have no wish for a second husband.
I had enough of the first.
I like to have my own way to lie down mistress,
and get up master.
- Susanna Moodie

That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics.
- John Wilkes

A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town,
not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
- William Wycherley

It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses.
Men are forever guests in our homes,
no matter how much happiness they may find there.
- Elsie De Wolfe

I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation,
till the grave opened to give me rest,
than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law,
as man has been its master.
- Freda Adler

We often choose a friend as we do a mistress -
for no particular excellence in themselves,
but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.
- William Hazlitt

No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere,
will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.
- Marquis de Sade

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second;
with a husband it runs the other way.
- Honore de Balzac

When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity.
- James Goldsmith

Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
- Henry B. Adams

Power is my mistress.
I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone
to take her away from me.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute
my mind with foul images,
and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother,
and the good mistress of my childhood.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

They can't take your house and give it to the mayor's mistress,
even if they pay you for it.
But they can, apparently, take your house and tear
it down to make room for a development of trendy shops and restaurants,
a hotel and so on.
- Michael Kinsley

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels,
and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal,
and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide
and the mistress of human life.
- Akhenaton

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress,
who pass nights as well as days together,
absolutely lay aside all good breeding,
their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity,
infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
- Lord Chesterfield

The human face is the organic seat of beauty.
It is the register of value in development,
a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life,
a legible language to those who will study it,
of the majestic mistress, the soul.
- Eliza Farnham

Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track,
but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so
that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress,
a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist -
whatever.
- Les Paul

You slam a politician, you make out he's the devil,
with horns and hoofs.
But his wife loves him, and so did all his mistresses.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

Others go to bed with their mistresses;
I with my ideas.
- Jose Marti

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age,
and old men's nurses.
- Francis Bacon

Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife,
very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.
- Philip Stanhope

Buy old masters.
They fetch a better price than old mistresses.
- William Maxwell Aitken

Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much,
they doze you and make you unfit for company;
but if used discreetly,
you are the fitter for conversation by em.
- William Wycherley

He's the president of the United States.
He's got to work 14 to 16 hours a day,
run foreign and domestic policy.
If he's got time for mistresses after all that,
what the hell difference does it make?
- Pierre Salinger

More coming out about Saddam Hussein.
We now know he takes Viagra and he has as many as six mistresses.
No wonder Congress is reluctant to take action against this guy -
he's one of their own.
- Jay Leno

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha


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