Quotes of Elizabeth Aston

“ It is a sadness of growing older that we lose our ardent appreciation of what is new and different and difficult. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ It is all very well, when the pen flows, but then there are the dark days when imagination deserts one, and it is an effort to put anything down on paper. That little you have achieved stares at you at the end of the day, and you know the next morning you will have to scrape it down and start again. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Charge less, but charge. Otherwise, you will not be taken seriously, and you do your fellow artists no favours if you undercut the market. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ What is right for one couple is wrong for another. I would say that there are many more important factors to a happy marriage. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ How close the sexes sometimes come to one another. It is as much a matter of behaviour and the spere in which they move that separates the masculine part of humanity from the feminine. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Clergymen have much the same in their breeches as other men. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ The first rule of life is to reveal nothing, to be exceptionally cautious in what you say, in whatever company you may find yourself. If you have a secret, you have only to whisper it to your dearest friend with the strictest injunction that it will go no further, and within half a day the story is all over town, and when you do make what would seem to be a perfectly sensible remark, you will find it reported in the most grotesque form, thus incurring no end of criticism to rebound upon you. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Anyone who goes through life trusting people without making sure they are worthy of trust is a fool. Yet there are people who may be trusted, men as well as women. There are are as many difference in their natures as there are flowers in these meadows. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

“ Anyone may have diamonds: an heirloom is an ornament of quite a different kind. ”

- Elizabeth Aston
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