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Mary Chesnut Quotes





Brutal men with unlimited power are the same all over the world.
 

Forgiveness is indifference. Forgiveness is impossible while love lasts.
 

I am always on the women's side.
 

I do not allow myself vain regrets or foreboding.
 

I do not write often now - not for want of something to say, but from a loathing of all I see and hear. Why dwell upon it?
 

I will laugh at the laughable while I breathe.
 

Is anything worth it?
 

Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!
 

She died praying that she might die.
 

The weight that hangs upon our eyelids - is of lead.