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I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

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Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being
equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov

 

It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses.
Men are forever guests in our homes,
no matter how much happiness they may find there.
- Elsie De Wolfe

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second;
with a husband it runs the other way.
- Honore de Balzac

Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of
Wales in history not to have a mistress?
- Prince Charles

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Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it;
a mistress,
if thou knowest not.
- Horace

I am married to the theater, and the films are only my mistress.
- Oskar Werner

As I've explained to my wife many times,
you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the
front page of the papers.
- Julian Barnes

Next to coming to a good understanding with a new mistress,
I love a quarrel with an old one.
- George Etherege

Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats.
- Sextus Propertius

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life,
impels us through all its mazes and meanderings,
but leads none of us by the same route.
- Charles Caleb Colton

After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably,
my master having a great affection for me.
- William Lilly

I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation,
till the grave opened to give me rest,
than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

My mother was a good mistress to her servants,
taking care of them in their sicknesses,
not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.
- Margaret Cavendish

We often choose a friend as we do a mistress -
for no particular excellence in themselves,
but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.
- William Hazlitt

Men will bear many things from a kept mistress,
which they would not bear from a wife.
- Samuel Richardson

In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal.
throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges
as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms.
- Felix Marti-Ibanez

That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics.
- John Wilkes

Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that
of being rid of an old one.
- William Wycherley

When I was nearly twelve years old, my kind mistress sickened and died.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

I have no wish for a second husband.
I had enough of the first.
I like to have my own way to lie down mistress,
and get up master.
- Susanna Moodie

A mistress never is nor can be a friend.
While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over,
anything but friends.
- Lord Byron

A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town,
not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
- William Wycherley

What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress
who ever eludes his grasp?
- William Osler

Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress:
in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law,
as man has been its master.
- Freda Adler

Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
- Francis Bacon

When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity.
- James Goldsmith

Power is my mistress.
I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone
to take her away from me.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere,
will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.
- Marquis de Sade

DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's
family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences
with the children of my mistress.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

England is my wife, America my mistress.
It is very good sometimes to get away from one's wife.
- Cedric Hardwicke

Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
- Henry B. Adams

It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events,
because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
- John Dryden

For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute
my mind with foul images,
and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother,
and the good mistress of my childhood.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

They can't take your house and give it to the mayor's mistress,
even if they pay you for it.
But they can, apparently, take your house and tear
it down to make room for a development of trendy shops and restaurants,
a hotel and so on.
- Michael Kinsley

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress,
who pass nights as well as days together,
absolutely lay aside all good breeding,
their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity,
infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
- Lord Chesterfield

The human face is the organic seat of beauty.
It is the register of value in development,
a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life,
a legible language to those who will study it,
of the majestic mistress, the soul.
- Eliza Farnham

Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track,
but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so
that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress,
a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist -
whatever.
- Les Paul

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels,
and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal,
and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide
and the mistress of human life.
- Akhenaton

You slam a politician, you make out he's the devil,
with horns and hoofs.
But his wife loves him, and so did all his mistresses.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age,
and old men's nurses.
- Francis Bacon

Others go to bed with their mistresses;
I with my ideas.
- Jose Marti

Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife,
very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.
- Philip Stanhope

Buy old masters.
They fetch a better price than old mistresses.
- William Maxwell Aitken

Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much,
they doze you and make you unfit for company;
but if used discreetly,
you are the fitter for conversation by em.
- William Wycherley

He's the president of the United States.
He's got to work 14 to 16 hours a day,
run foreign and domestic policy.
If he's got time for mistresses after all that,
what the hell difference does it make?
- Pierre Salinger

More coming out about Saddam Hussein.
We now know he takes Viagra and he has as many as six mistresses.
No wonder Congress is reluctant to take action against this guy -
he's one of their own.
- Jay Leno

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

A true friend is one who believes in you
when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

Choose your friends carefully.
Your enemies will choose you.
- Yasser Arafat

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Your friends love you anyway.
- Dave Barry

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

A friend is someone who won't stop
until he finds you and brings you home.
- Fraser Sr. in the movie Due South

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

A true friend never gets in your way
unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

Your visions will become clear only
when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through,
and you could go in the back way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

A true friend is a rock upon whom you can depend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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