"Mediocrity always lives in fear of excellence."
--Nancy Richer, The Imposter Bride
"It's just as exciting to buy a new experience as it is to buy a new dress--more so, in fact."
Agatha Christie, The Secret of Chimneys
"The chess piece cannot play for both black and white."
Elizabeth Ross, Belle Epoque
"I'm never going to be too old for it," said Garnet. "All my life
whenever I see a merry-go-round I'm going to ride on it..."
Elizabeth Enright, Thimble Summer