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    evalyn walsh mclean Quotes

    It seems to me that even the least of the human race is touched with genius when mad with love.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    tags: human  genius  race 
     
    Power is a test - the test - of character.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    tags: character  power 
     
    a lady could do, so I was told, just about nothing that she might want to do except attend all parties.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    Confidence, to my way of thinking, generally is all the magic needed to work miracles.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    I was becoming more cunning than an animal in hiding my supply of morphine. A squirrel saving nuts is limited by its undeveloped imagination ... but I was not so handicapped. A squirrel, for example, is debarred from sending money to some greedy doctor or druggist and making arrangements to have a bit of powder sent each day by mail.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    [On her morphine addiction:] I was meant to 'taper off.' At times I felt such pains as must afflict a creature while a bigger beast eats and claws at its middle. God-awful things were hiding underneath my bed, and it was no use telling me they were not there - I knew they were, and felt their dreadful ever-changing shapes.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    tags: time  pain 
     
    The one continuing problem in my life has always had the shape of just one question: What amusing thing can I do next?
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    tags: problem 
     
    It does not matter how other people treat you. That is their lookout. The only real thing is how you treat them. Give love out, but do not worry and expect any in return, and you will be happy and contented.
    — Evalyn Walsh McLean
    tags: people  worries  real 
     
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