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“... acquired tastes are the mark of the man of leisure.”
“It's no use to worry about what people think. I never do. I used to. But when I saw that they'd really rather think wrong than right I gave it up.”
“It is better to break one's heart than to do nothing with it.”
“... where the bedroom is wrong the whole house is wrong.”
“Patience is the capacity to endure all that is necessary in attaining a desired end. ... Patience never forsakes the ultimate goal because the road is hard. There can be no patience without an object.”
“They are emotional gluttons, both of them. They gobbled up every sensation they could extract from marriage, and now they are seeing if separation won't provide them with a few more.”
“Their silence was gauche. Melissa's was not; she was practiced in the art of saying nothing without discourtesy.”
“[He] has learnt to expect the skinny leg of the chicken.”
Margaret Kennedy, English novelist
(1896 - 1967)
Full name: Margaret Moore Kennedy.