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Lillian Day

  • The reason I left my husband was because he believed in the triple standard of morality, one for me and two for himself.

  • Harold and I didn't get along badly for married people, but the trouble was I didn't misunderstand him. No marriage can be completely successful without a reasonable amount of misunderstanding ...

  • If Ruby intended her party to be a salon it was a typographical error.

  • Parties are always full of people who hate parties.

  • ... a lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.

  • ... I think a woman looks her second best pouring coffee.

  • Ruby wasn't particular whom she kissed. In fact she led a regular mouth-to-mouth existence.

  • Money isn't everything, your health is the other ten per cent.

  • Spending money is my only extravagance.

  • ... he would let me tell my dreams. That's the main difference between a husband and a psychoanalyst.

  • He who lays his head on a woman's bosom must beware of a bust in the eye.

  • In Mexico a bachelor is a man who can't play the guitar.

  • ... the aphorisms of one generation become the clichés of the next.

Lillian Day, English writer

(1893 - 1991)

Full name: Lillian Abrams Day.