Quotation Explorer - 'Mistress'

In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love. - Soren Kierkegaard
Show me a mistress that is passing fair, what doth her beauty serve but as a note where I may read who pass'd that passing fair? - William Shakespeare
Perversion is a sleeping monster; art is a fanning mistress. Art serves the perversion that is deep and often dormant within human beings. - Thiruman Archunan
A mistress has NO RIGHT to speak out or play the victim and pity party. NONE !! - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Gillard is as likeable as Rudd is charmless. She is self-deprecating; he is ludicrously vainglorious. She is a mistress of understatement; he is a ranter. - Germaine Greer
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Consciousness may be seen as the haughty and restless second cousin of morphology. Memory is its mistress, perception its somewhat abused wife, logic its housekeeper, and language its poorly paid secretary - Gerald Edelman
I am not an actress. I am a mistress of disguise. Acting happens to be one of the perks - Janna Cachola
The untented Kosmos my abode,I pass, a wilful stranger:My mistress still the open roadAnd the bright eyes of danger. - R.L.S.
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy. - William Shakespeare
In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation! - Jaeda DeWalt
Marriage, n.: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant. - Victor Hugo
The truth is, every son raised by a single mom is pretty much born married. I don't know, but until your mom dies it seems like all the other women in your life can never be more than just your mistress. - Chuck Palahniuk
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way. - Honoré de Balzac
Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public. - Winston S. Churchill
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable. - Martin Luther
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other - Anton Chekhov
Mistress Creation keeps calling my name... i long for her, and she, for me... we will be reunited soon. In the interim, i bide my time dreaming of her, writing about her and stretching her across the vast landscape of my imagination. "Soon", i whisper to her, "Soon - Jaeda DeWalt
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust. - Philip Chesterfield
Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other. Though it is irregular, it is less boring this way, and besides, neither of them loses anything through my infidelity. - Anton Chekhov
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