Marjorie Hillis quotes

  • There's still another problem which puzzles a lot of people - whether or not a baby will come within the budget. Our sentimental advice is to have one anyway, if you want one and have been through the marriage ceremony. The people who wait till they can afford a baby seldom have one at all except by surprise.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Baby #People #Waiting

  • there are hundreds who don't know the difference between a cleansing cream and an emollient - which to our minds is practically the same as being illiterate.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Differences #Mind #Cleansing

  • Never, never, never let yourself feel that anybody ought to do anything for you. Once you become a duty you also become a nuisance.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Nuisance #Entitlement #Duty

  • One of the most popular narcotics to ease the pain of economy is cherishing the belief that better days are ahead. This is both efficacious and commendable, but it sometimes turns out to be a habit-forming drug. ... Things to which you look forward too long are almost invariably disappointing when you get them, and you might die first anyway.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Pain #Long #Expectations

  • It is a curious fact that personal possessions take on fictitious values and exceptional charms when the owner, no matter how generous, is faced with giving them away or even selling them (which usually amounts to the same thing).
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Giving #Matter #Facts

  • Remember that nothing is so damaging to self-esteem as waiting for a telephone or door-bell that doesn't ring.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #Self Esteem #Doors #Waiting

  • It is a regrettable, but undeniable, fact that the most delightful people are seldom big money-makers.
    -- Marjorie Hillis

    #People #Facts #Bigs

  • Sometimes you can gradually improve things. But sometimes, they don't work, and you've just got to just say: Let's grind this baby to a halt.

  • It's late at night and I can't sleep. Missing you just runs too deep. Oh I can't breathe, thinking of your smile. Every kiss I can't forget, this aching heart ain't broken yet. Oh God I wish I could make you see Cause I know this flame isn't dying So nothing can stop me from trying Baby you know that Maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love You know that maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love No I ain't giving up on us

  • I am absolutely a Giants fan and I'm a Dynasty baby so I was a 49ers fan for a long time.

  • Freedom, baby, is never having to say youre sorry.

  • We must see what in the Israeli identity - in the Israeli - we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking, expanding territory.

  • There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew.

  • Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.

  • I have liked many but loved very few. Yet no-one has been as sweet as you. I'd stand and wait in the world's longest queue. Just for the pleasure of a moment with you.

  • I'm not here to perform. I'm here to sign autographs. You have to wait till I come back with my own hand.

  • Waiting is a large part of living. Great, passive, negative chunks of our time are consumed by waiting, from birth to death. Waiting is a special kind of activity - if activity is the right word for it - because we are held in enforced suspension between people and places, removed from the normal rhythms of our days and lives.