Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman quotes

  • Cats and I have an understanding, but we choose not to interact often.

  • No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.

  • the tea-hour is the hour of peace ... strife is lost in the hissing of the kettle - a tranquilizing sound, second only to the purring of a cat.

  • For as from the same piece of clay a potter may fashion either a pot or a tile, so the Devil may shape a witch into a wolf or a cat or even a goat, without subtracting from her and without adding to her at all. For this occurs just as clay is first molded into one, then shaped into another form, for the Devil is a potter and his witches are but clay.

  • I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

  • I am like the she-wolf / I broke with the pack / I fled to the mountains / Growing tired of the flatlands.

  • There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.

  • You should not be carried away by the dictation of the mind, but the mind should be carried by your dictation.

  • You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind ON, but what you can't keep your mind OFF.

  • Rogue Squadron doesn’t run. Unless we really, really have to." "No, this will be Wraith Squadron’s mission." "We don’t mind running. Even when we don’t have to.