Quotes by Mary McCarthy

People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.

Mary McCarthy

We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.

Mary McCarthy

We are the hero of our own story.

Mary McCarthy

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But the only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.

Mother Theresa

No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.

Sir Francis Bacon, Essays: Of Building, 1623 »