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    The craze of genealogy is connected with the epidemic for divorce. If we can't figure out who our living relatives are, then maybe we'll have more luck with the dead ones.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: living  luck  divorce 
     
    For a single girl in London, luck isn't always a glass slipper that fits. Sometimes luck is a splash of mud from a passing bus.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: girls  luck 
     
    When you fall asleep after a big lunch you're really just saving up energy to work off all the calories later on.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: work  energy 
     
    It's not a luxury if you can't do without it!
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    Charity groped for the phone, coming up with it at last and croaking "hello" in a voice that sounded exactly like a bullfrog's mating call. Which made a kind of twisted sense - last night she'd been hunting for a mate as well.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: night  charity 
     
    Why does getting ahead always have to involve getting up early?
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    Laughter is just like champagne - only without the headache afterwards.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: laughter 
     
    I'm not lazy. I'm just really gifted, only instead of being good at music or math I'm good at sleeping late.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: lazy  music 
     
    Does breakfast in bed count as a morning workout?
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: breakfast 
     
    Sex is like petrol. It's a galvaniser, a wonderful fuel for starting a relationship.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: sex  relationship 
     
    Holidays were invented so single women could overeat without feeling guilty.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: women 
     
    I have lived my life in the slipstream of experience
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: experience 
     
    A massage is just like a movie, really relaxing and a total escape, except in a massage you're the star. And you don't miss anything by falling asleep!
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: star  movie 
     
    I'm not particularly keen on pity. Pity takes something away from grief. People think they're sharing it, but really they're just taking some. I prefer to keep my grief intact.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: people  grief  sharing 
     
    You can't run from feelings, Charity. You have to face them. Otherwise your future will look just like your past.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: future  past  charity 
     
    I think best in a hot bath, with my head tilted back and my feet up high.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    A rainy day is like a lovely gift - you can sleep late and not feel guilty.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
    tags: sleep  gift 
     
    It's better to oversleep and miss the boat than get up early and sink.
    — Elizabeth Jane Howard
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