Abba Louisa Goold Woolson quotes

  • Women have in their natures something akin to owls and fireflies. While men grow stupid and sleepy towards evening, they become brighter and more open-eyed, and show a propensity to flit and sparkle under the light of chandeliers.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Stupid #Firefly #Men

  • One must always regret that law of growth which renders necessary that kittens should spoil into demure cats, and bright, joyous school-girls develop into the spiritless, crystallized beings denominated young ladies.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Girl #Regret #School

  • A majority of women seem to consider themselves sent into the world for the sole purpose of displaying dry goods, and it is only when acting the part of an animated milliner's block that they feel they are performing their appropriate mission.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Block #Acting #Majority

  • Women overrate the influence of fine dress and the latest fashions upon gentlemen; and certain it is that the very expensiveness of such attire frightens the beholder from all ideas of matrimony.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Fashion #Ideas #Gentleman

  • The requirements of health, and the style of female attire which custom enjoins, are in direct antagonism to each other.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Health #Style #Female

  • American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Women #Self #Two

  • And since all this loveliness can not be Heaven, I know in my heart it is June.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Summer #Heart #June

  • Stupid people surround themselves with smart people. Smart people surround themselves with smart people who disagree with them.

  • I heard my name." Ash's voice startles me. "You tow better not be making fun of me about this stupid bra Mama's making me wear. I've had it with the jokes. I'll break both your noses if it doesn't stop.

  • He isn’t like us Low. You know that right.” I knew what Cage was saying. Marcus was out of my league. He didn’t want me thinking there could ever be anything between me and his roommate. I was low class. Marcus was a rich kid. “I’m not stupid Cage.

  • A stupid man behaves stupidly, not because he wants to, or tries to, or is motivated to, but simply because he is what he is.

  • This is the only advanced pose (Firefly Pose) I know that you can run away from the police in.

  • The fireflies o'er the meadow In pulses come and go.

  • I make mistakes, but I am on the side of Good," the Golux said, "by accident and happenchance. I had high hopes of being Evil when I was two, but in my youth I came upon a firefly burning in a spider's web. I saved the victim's life." "The firefly's ?" said the minstrel. "The spider's. The blinking arsonist had set the web on fire.

  • He (Jeremy Clarkson) is the last man standing on the beach commanding the glaciers' melt waters to go back

  • I cannot understand how any man or woman can believe in the Lord's coming and not be a missionary, or at least committed to the work of missions with every power of his being.

  • The soul of the slave, the soul of the "little man," is as dear to me as the soul of the great.

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