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Mary Boyle O'Reilly

  • ... there is no love so undying as married love — when there are children.

  • In our second childhood, as in our first, we feel more shrewdly than we think.

  • There are moments when silence becomes an unpardonable sin.

  • There are also moments, Imperial Highness, when the ultimate revenge is inaction.

  • The quickest way to make your in-laws hate you is to begin by hating your in-laws.

  • A man who thinks he knows even one woman — knows none.

Mary Boyle O'Reilly, U.S. writer

(1879 - 1937)