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Jennie Jerome Churchill
“The vicissitudes of life resemble one of those gilded balls seen in a fountain. Thrown up by the force of the water, it flies up and down — now at the top, catching the rays of the sun, now cast into the depths, then again shooting up, sometimes so high that it escapes altogether, and falls to the ground.”
“What is love without passion? — A garden without flowers, a hat without feathers, tobogganing without snow.”
“'I rather suspect her of being in love with him.' 'Her own husband? Monstrous! What a selfish woman!'”
“Italians love sun, sin, and spaghetti.”
“... we owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand ...”
“Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.”
“He has a future and I have a past, so we should be all right.”
“One is forever throwing away substance for shadows.”
“Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make the best of it as it is, is the only way of being happy.”
Jennie Jerome Churchill, U.S.-born English writer, political figure
(1854 - 1921)
Born: Jeanette Jerome. Known as Lady Randolph Churchill.