Best Quotes by Elizabeth Bibesco (Top 10)

  1. Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
  2. Irony is the hygiene of the mind.
  3. You don't have to signal a social conscience by looking like a frump. Lace knickers won't hasten the holocaust, you can ban the bomb in a feather boa just as well as without, and a mild interest in the length of hemlines doesn't necessarily disqualify you from reading Das Kapital and agreeing with every word.
  4. It is never good dwelling on good-byes ... it is not the being together that it prolongs, it is the parting.
  5. Seeing through is rarely seeing into.
  6. It is sometimes the man who opens the door who is the last to enter the room.
  7. Influencing people is dangerous. Their acts and thoughts become your illegitimate children. You can't get away from them and Heaven knows what they mayn't grow up into.
  8. To others we are not ourselves but performers in their lives cast for a part we do not even know we are playing.
  9. We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck.
  10. Endurance is frequently a form of indecision.

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