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The duration of love in a being always depends upon the loved one. I create an emotion in you, as you create one in me. You do not create it in yourself.
tags: emotion
— Elinor Glyn
I don't know how it is the most unattractive creatures of every nation seem to be the ones who travel.
tags: travel
— Elinor Glyn
how much better to make no vow; then at least when the cord of attraction snaps, we can go free, still defying the lightning in our untarnished pride.
tags: attraction pride
— Elinor Glyn
Welcome to Hollywood, a land just off the coast of planet Earth. I am never quite certain if I am visiting the zoo, or if I'm one of the animals in a cage.
tags: animals earth
— Elinor Glyn
Marriage is the aim and end of all sensible girls, because it is the meaning of life.
tags: meaning girls marriage
— Elinor Glyn
Prudent readers will do well to hold Three Weeks at arm's length, unless they want to be cut by flying adjectives.
— Elinor Glyn
American humor ... is not subtle. It is something that makes you laugh the moment you hear it, you have not to think a scrap.
tags: humor moment american
— Elinor Glyn
To define a man: he must be a creature who makes me feel that I am a woman.
tags: women
— Elinor Glyn
Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire.
tags: fire
— Elinor Glyn
No matter what he does, one always forgives him. It does not depend upon looks, either " although this actual person is abominably good-looking " it does not depend upon intelligence or character or " anything " as you say, it is just it.
tags: character people intelligence
— Elinor Glyn
Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
tags: write
— Elinor Glyn
Detroit is really the most perfectly laid out city one could imagine, and such an enchanting park and lake, - infinitely better than any town I know in Europe. It ought to be a paradise in about fifty years when it has all matured.
tags: year imagine
— Elinor Glyn
do you not feel that sometimes in life one's friendships begin by antipathy - sometimes by indifference - and sometimes by that sudden magnetism of sympathy as if in some former life we had been very near and dear, and were only picking up the threads again, and to such two souls there is no feeling that they are strangers.
tags: friendship soul
— Elinor Glyn
Passionate jealousy is not a good foster-parent for prudence.
tags: jealousy
— Elinor Glyn
The early symptoms of the disease [California Curse], which break out almost on arrival in Hollywood, are a sense of exaggerated self-importance and self-centeredness which naturally alienates all old friends. Next comes a great desire for and belief in the importance of money above all else, a loss of the normal sense of humor and proportion and finally, in extreme cases, the abandonment of all previous standards of moral value.
tags: belief desires humor friends loss value morals money standard extreme
— Elinor Glyn
It's that quality possessed by some which draws al others with magnetic force. With 'IT' you win all men if you are a woman"and all women if you are a man. 'IT' can be a quality of the mind as well as a physical attraction.
tags: men women attraction mind quality
— Elinor Glyn
American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
tags: american wife
— Elinor Glyn
Whatever will bring in the most money will happen.
tags: money
— Elinor Glyn
Staying far never breaks relation, staying near never builds relation. Its a link between hearts, which never allows us to forget each other. Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
tags: heart romance
— Elinor Glyn
Everything is 'colossalized' - events, fortunes, accidents, climate, conversation, ambitions - everything is in the extreme ... They can't even have a tram run off a line, which in England or France might kill one or two people, without its making a holocaust of half a street full. ... The thing which surprises me is they should still employ animals of normal size; one would expect to see elephants and mammoths drawing the hansoms and carts!
tags: animals people ambition england extreme
— Elinor Glyn
To have "It", the fortunate possessor must have that strange magnetism which attracts both sexes. He or she must be entirely unselfconscious and full of self-confidence, indifferent to the effect he or she is producing, and uninfluenced by others. There must be physical attraction, but beauty is unnecessary.
tags: beauty attraction sex
— Elinor Glyn
I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins, like grandmamma and me.
tags: blood
— Elinor Glyn
All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.
tags: world kissing
— Elinor Glyn
No one can control his emotion of love for a woman ... the sentiment he feels, I mean, but the strong man controls the demonstration.
tags: men women emotion control strong
— Elinor Glyn
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
tags: romance
— Elinor Glyn
A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake.
tags: madness
— Elinor Glyn
elinor glyn
Birth    : October 17, 1864
Death  : September 23, 1943
Occupation  : Novelist