Best Quotes by Edith Wharton (Top 10)

  1. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
  2. Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.
  3. My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet.
  4. Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.
  5. If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.
  6. Each time you happen to me all over again.
  7. There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a fairly good time.
  8. The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend!
  9. There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul.
  10. Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn't any.

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