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The House of Mirth Quotes by Edith Wharton

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The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, tells the tale of socialite Lily Bart as she deals with issues of money, a woman’s place in society and social expectations.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She’s best knows for her Pulitzer-winning novel, The Age of Innocence as well as Ethan Frome and The House of Mirth.

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"The real alchemy consists in being able to turn gold back again into something else; and that's the secret that most of your friends have lost." ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton It is so easy for a woman to become what the man she loves believes her to be! ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton "Why do we call all our generous ideas illusions, and the mean ones truths?" ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton "Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn't any." ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

"I discovered early that crying makes my nose red, and the knowledge has helped me through several painful episodes." ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton If she was faintly aware of fresh difficulties ahead, she was sure of her ability to meet them: it was characteristic of her to feel that the only problems she could not solve were those with which she was familiar. ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton Before Selden left college he had learned that there are as many different ways of going without money as of spending it. ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch. ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton No insect hangs its nest on threads as frail as those which will sustain the weight of human vanity. ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton She had never been able to understand the laws of a universe which was so ready to leave her out of its calculations. ~ The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

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