Quotations by Marie Corelli
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Born: Tuesday, May 1, 1855
Died: Monday, April 21, 1924 (68 years old)
Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
(Keywords: Fancy, Listening, London, Open, Summer, Thrushes)
I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning's line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
(Keywords: Expression, Obscurity, Stars)
I must not say what I truly think, or you will tell me I flatter you-but I can only speak what I feel-and very often I cannot even do that when the feeling is very deep.
(Keywords: Deep, Feeling, Will)
I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
(Keywords: Home, Husband, Purpose, Night, Pets)
Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise, and equally beyond all thanks!
(Keywords: Thought, Praise)
The Browning love story? It is an ideal, all too rare, and yet I hardly think it strange. It would have been far stranger had the fates allowed those two brilliant passionate souls to beat themselves out in silence.
(Keywords: Love, Silence)
You should always be well and bright, for so you do your best work; and you have so much beautiful work to do. The world needs it, and you must give it!
(Keywords: Work, Needs, World)