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Gloria Gilbert Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Gloria Gilbert
  1. #1
    “I don’t care about truth. I want some happiness.”
  2. #2
    “All she wanted was to be a little girl, to be efficiently taken care of by some yielding yet superior power, stupider and steadier than herself. It seemed that the only lover she had ever wanted was a lover in a dream.”
  3. #3
    “A sense of responsibility would spoil her. She’s too pretty.”
  4. #4
    “He had never met anyone like her before. He sought her jauntily but earnestly to send him away; he didn’t want to fall in love. He wasn’t coming to see her any more--already she had haunted too many of his ways.”
  5. #5
    “A woman should be able to kiss a man beautifully and romantically without any desire to be either his wife or his mistress.”
  6. #6
    “How I feel is that if I wanted anything I’d take it. That’s what I’ve always thought all my life. But it happens that I want you, and so I just haven’t room for any other desires.”
  7. #7
    “Gloria’s independence, like all sincere and profound qualities, had begun unconsciously, but, once brought to her attention by Anthony’s fascinated discovery of it, it assumed more nearly the proportions of a formal code. From her conversation it might be assumed that all her energy and vitality went into a violent affirmation of the negative principle ‘Never give a damn.’”
  8. #8
    “All I think of ever is that I love you.”