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  • Never has the theatrical profession been more overcrowded than at the present moment.

    Mrs. Alec-Tweedie (Ethel) (1932). “Me and Mine: A Medley of Thoughts and Memories”
  • Many people with a wild desire to act prove failures on the stage, their inclinations are greater than their powers. Rarely is it the other way.

    People   Desire   Actors  
  • We all try to be alike in our youth, and individual in our middle age ... although we sometimes mistake eccentricity for individuality.

  • Marriage with love is entering heaven with one's eyes shut, but marriage without love is entering hell with them open.

    Marriage   Eye   Love Is  
  • The most powerful book in the world at the beginning of the twentieth century is the check-book.

    Money   Powerful   Book  
  • Civilisation makes us all as alike as peas in a pod, and it is the very uncouth - uncivilised, if you will - element which individualises nations.

    Ethel Alec-Tweedie, Mrs Alec-Tweedie (1904). “Sunny Sicily: Its Rustics and Its Ruins”
  • Few authors are so interesting as their work - they generally reserve their wit or trenchant sarcasm for their books.

  • No Southern people ever seem to possess the energy of their Northern brothers, and in Sicily a dolce far niente life is much enjoyed. Time is no object. According to Pliny, Aristhomacus watched the life of the bee carefully for fifty-eight years, which is just the sort of work a Sicilian of to-day would like.

    Brother   Eight   Years  
    Mrs. Alec-Tweedie (Ethel) (1904). “Sunny Sicily: Its Rustics and Its Ruins”
  • Organised brigandage has ceased to exist, but murder and highway robbery are still far too common in the less frequented districts. Travellers rarely suffer to-day, however. It is the wealthy inhabitants who run risks at the hand of the mafia, or lawless Sicilian.

    Running   Hands   Risk  
    Mrs. Alec-Tweedie (Ethel) (1904). “Sunny Sicily: Its Rustics and Its Ruins”
  • Theatrical work means too much work or none.

    Mean   Too Much   Theater  
  • He who buys what he does not want ends in wanting what he cannot buy.

    Doe   Extravagance   Want  
  • Sunshine is more health-giving than pills and potions: and travel in foreign lands is a mental tonic, which feeds the mind even if it empties the pocket.

    Travel   Sunshine   Land  
  • Adversity is the touchstone of character: it is not in success but in misfortune that hidden powers bear fruit.

    Ethel Alec-Tweedie, Mrs Alec-Tweedie (1904). “Sunny Sicily: Its Rustics and Its Ruins”
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