Waller’s Quotations, Familiar and Otherwise

In my ideal life, I would be surrounded by cats in a house that was held up by books. ~ Malcolm, http://myrmicatforever.com/

One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries. ~ A. A. Milne

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Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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How can I know what I think till I see what I say? ~ E. M Forster

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11 thoughts on “Waller’s Quotations, Familiar and Otherwise

    • I definitely think Milne had ADD, and a very healthy attitude about it, too. I belong to the same club you do and have spent years discovering my car keys in the most interesting places. For years I thought it was the result of bad character, but then I read Milne and found out I was having adventures.

      It’s nice to meet a fellow traveler. Thanks for commenting and for subscribing.


  1. I read a comment in Readers’ Digest about a time when Franklin asked Eleanor’s secretary where Eleanor had gone for that morning. The secretary replied to the President that she believed Mrs. Roosevelt had gone to prison. He answered, “I am not a bit surprised because of her recent activities.”

    I, too, have always been a fan of Eleanor Roosevelt and am old enough to remember her.


    • I’m old enough to remember her too. Do you all remember the flap about Hillary claiming to visit with the ghost of Eleanor? Hillary made a joke of it after Bill’s political opponents made fun of her. She said, “I spoke with Mrs. Roosevelt this morning, and she agrees.”


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