"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."
"To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth."
"It was love at first sight."
"124 was spiteful. Full of baby's venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children."
"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow."
"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—...
"Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm, as the Tarleton twins were."
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
"Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not..."
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. (C. Garnett, 1946) and (J. Carmichael, 1960)All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy..."