Lies are simpler, and most of the time they make better sense.
Patience and propriety. It was the only graceful thing to do.
…nothing in the world is harder than convincing someone of an unfamiliar truth.
She doesn’t belong to me. She belongs only to herself.
She smiled like knife on a velvet, she stretched like cat on the sun.
Oh yes. It was well worth it, doing things the proper way.
Pride and folly, they go together like two tightly grasping hands.
Asleep she was a painting of a fire. Awake she was the fire itself
Just handle the books gently and you’ll get along fine.
My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I’m paying for it.
It felt exactly like someone had hit me in the head with a church.
Why would I want to win anything other than a beautiful game?