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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.