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.
I don't know how it is the most unattractive creatures of every nation seem to be the ones who travel.
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.
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.
Marriage is the aim and end of all sensible girls, because it is the meaning of life.
Prudent readers will do well to hold Three Weeks at arm's length, unless they want to be cut by flying adjectives.
American humor ... is not subtle. It is something that makes you laugh the moment you hear it, you have not to think a scrap.
To define a man: he must be a creature who makes me feel that I am a woman.
Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire.
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.
Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
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.
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.
Passionate jealousy is not a good foster-parent for prudence.
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.
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.
American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
Whatever will bring in the most money will happen.
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.
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!
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.
I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins, like grandmamma and me.
All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.
No one can control his emotion of love for a woman ... the sentiment he feels, I mean, but the strong man controls the demonstration.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake.