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Cameron Diaz
My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now.
Cameron Diaz
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Jane Austen
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.
Jane Austen
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Cameron Diaz
I'm a pretty girl who's a model who doesn't suck as an actress.
Cameron Diaz
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Jane Austen
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Jane Austen
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I also love Disney, and will defend doing so, because there's so much in those films and I don't care if it's stereotyped.
Tanith Lee
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Pablo Picasso
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
Pablo Picasso
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How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
Arthur Doyle
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Lawrence Durrell
A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
Lawrence Durrell
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Jane Austen
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Jane Austen
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Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
Joseph Priestley
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To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle's rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another.
Elizabeth Montagu
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I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content when I cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
Elizabeth Montagu
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Everyday holds the possibility of a miracle.
Elizabeth David
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Cameron Diaz
Grease is the only cure for a hangover.
Cameron Diaz
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Jane Austen
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
Jane Austen
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Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
Anthony Sampson
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The greater part of critics are parasites, who, if nothing had been written, would find nothing to write.
Joseph Priestley
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Congealed fat is pretty much the same, irrespective of the delicacy around which it is concealed.
Clement Freud
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We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.
William Taylor
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Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like, something similar of their favorite memories growing up. If only it were that simple.
William Taylor
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Jane Austen
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
Jane Austen
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Life - how curious is that habit that makes us think it is not here, but elsewhere.
Victor Pritchett
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There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
B. Priestley
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Cameron Diaz
I've been noticing gravity since I was very young.
Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz
You don't want to be photographed? You don't want to be known? Then you don't need to be out there peddling movies.
Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz
I don't even own a TV because I think it's the devil.
Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz
I was a tough kid with the jeans, the concert shirt with the flannel over it, the comb in the back pocket and the feathered hair.
Cameron Diaz
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I could have been a Judge, but I never had the Latin for the judgin'. I never had it, so I'd had it, as far as being a judge was concerned.
Peter Cook
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I know only two words of American slang, 'swell' and 'lousy'. I think 'swell' is lousy, but 'lousy' is swell.
B. Priestley
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I think about death every day - what it would be like, why it would happen to me. It would be humiliating to be afraid.
Ruth Rendell
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