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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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: emotion 
     
    I don't know how it is the most unattractive creatures of every nation seem to be the ones who travel.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: 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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: attraction  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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: animals  earth 
     
    Marriage is the aim and end of all sensible girls, because it is the meaning of life.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: meaning  girls  marriage 
     
    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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: humor  moment  american 
     
    To define a man: he must be a creature who makes me feel that I am a woman.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: women 
     
    Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: 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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: write 
     
    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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: year  imagine 
     
    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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: friendship  soul 
     
    Passionate jealousy is not a good foster-parent for prudence.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: jealousy 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: men  women  attraction  mind  quality 
     
    American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: american  wife 
     
    Whatever will bring in the most money will happen.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: money 
     
    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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: heart  romance 
     
    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!
    — 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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: beauty  attraction  sex 
     
    I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins, like grandmamma and me.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: blood 
     
    All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: world  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.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: men  women  emotion  control  strong 
     
    Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: romance 
     
    A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake.
    — Elinor Glyn
    tags: madness 
     
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    elinor glyn
    Birth    : October 17, 1864
    Death  : September 23, 1943
    Occupation  : Novelist