Sandy Gallin

Quote: However harmless a thing is, if the law forbids it most people will think it wrong. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her, but she can never forgive him for the sacrifices he makes on her account. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: To write simply is as difficult as to be good. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: A good rule for writers: Do not explain overmuch. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: The crown of literature is poetry. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: We seek pitifully to convey to others the treasures of our heart, but they have not the power to accept them, and so we go lonely, side by side but not together, unable to know our fellows and unknown by them. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: You are unlikely to have a startling adventure if you never take a more hazardous journey than a tram ride from your house to the office. It is the same with the soul. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Tolerance is another word for indifference. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knowswhat they are. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: I look into my empty heart and shrink dismayed:
My soul is like a desert, and the wild wind blows
In its silent, barren spaces.
[Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: A novelist must preserve a childlike belief in the importance of things which common sense considers of no great consequence. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: Music is the universal language of mankind. [Sandy Gallin]

Quote: "There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings. [Sandy Gallin]

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