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Frances Bruce Strain
“Like shipboard romances and summer flirtations, college attachments are often impermanent romances, used to lighten the tedium of classroom and laboratory grind.”
“Good conversation not only stirs ideas and the exchange of ideas, but it gives two persons a more vivid impression of each other.”
“... the aim of conversation is the exchange of ideas, not the assertion of them.”
“If girls are highbrow, they must keep it pretty dark. It's a potential sin, and if it is acute, to expose it is sure to make men take to their heels.”
“Makers of love. What a craft! How delightful to be the weavers of this most enchanting fabric. And who isn't — for loving and being loved is a universal experience.”
“The wedding night! The comedies, the tragedies, the subterfuges, the unexpecteds, the misunderstandings, the surprises, and the joys! These are the unpublished stories of centuries.”