Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Famous Quotes & Sayings

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24 Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: [She] had the indefinable charm of someone who said little but thought much. Miss Prim [She] had the indefinable charm of someone who said little but thought much. Miss Prim had always felt that such people were at a marked advantage. They never said anything tactless, never spouted nonsense, never had cause to regret their words or justify themselves.
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: What I mean is that modern women like you are all, to a greater or What I mean is that modern women like you are all, to a greater or lesser extend, hard...It's the yearning. Plainly and simply, it's the yearning."

Yearning? For what? {Miss Prim]

The yearning you all display to prove your worth, to show that you know this and that, to ensure that you can have it all. The yearning to succeed and, even more, the yearning not to fail; the yearning not to be seen as inferior, but instead even as superior, simply for being exactly what you believe you are, or rather what you've been made to believe you are. The inexplicable yearning for the world to give you credit simply for being women. {Lulu Thiberville]
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest?
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: ...I have to admit that I've ... always felt burdened by nostalgia, by a desire ...I have to admit that I've ... always felt burdened by nostalgia, by a desire to stop time, to recapture things that have been lost. A sense that everything, absolutely everything, is on a journey from which there's no return.
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: How could you fail to feel uplifted when a voice was telling you at every How could you fail to feel uplifted when a voice was telling you at every step that the year, month, day, season, place, even that very moment were blessed?
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: Can you imagine what you would be like if you didn't have anyone close who Can you imagine what you would be like if you didn't have anyone close who was capable of influencing you? Anyone to point out your flaws, to confront you when you went too far, to correct you when you did something wrong?
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Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: ...if you were convinced that the world had forgotten how to think and teach, if ...if you were convinced that the world had forgotten how to think and teach, if you believed it had discarded the beauty of art and literature, if you thought it had crushed the power of truth, would you let that world educate your children?
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: So seek beauty, Miss Prim. Seek it in silence, in tranquillity; seek it in the So seek beauty, Miss Prim. Seek it in silence, in tranquillity; seek it in the middle of the night and at dawn. Pause to close doors while you seek it, and don't be surprised if it doesn't reside in museums or in palaces. Don't be surprised if, in the end, you find beauty to be not in Something but Someone.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: There's a sacrifice to be made, and you have to choose the victim: yourself or There's a sacrifice to be made, and you have to choose the victim: yourself or those around you." In
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: You must be wondering how anyone could choose the left path and sacrifice their children. You must be wondering how anyone could choose the left path and sacrifice their children. But it's not that simple, my dear, because when you decide to take the second path you never allow yourself to see reality as it is, without excuses. You tell yourself that if you don't pursue your own happiness, they'll suffer too; that you have a right to be happy and you only get one life; that it'll be better for them, they're young, they'll get over it. But the truth is, you make a choice and there is always a price to pay.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: I don't think we've explained it very well, Prudencia, said Hortensia. It's not the husband I don't think we've explained it very well, Prudencia, said Hortensia. It's not the husband who has to be the source of harmony. It's not in him that you have to seek harmony. No, it's in the marriage, in the combination of the two of you, that you've got to look for it.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: from that standpoint I have to tell you that equality has nothing to do with from that standpoint I have to tell you that equality has nothing to do with marriage.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: No, of course not. The Redemption is nothing like a fairy tale, Miss Prim. Fairy No, of course not. The Redemption is nothing like a fairy tale, Miss Prim. Fairy tales and ancient legends arelike the Redemption. Haven't you ever noticed? It's like when you copy a tree from the garden on a piece of paper. The tree from the garden doesn't look like the drawing, does it? It's the drawing that's a bit, just a little bit, like the real tree.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: It was plain that this lady was not accustomed to being interrupted, much less contradicted. It was plain that this lady was not accustomed to being interrupted, much less contradicted. She had probably never in her life had that salutary experience.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: The basis of a good marriage, a reasonably happy marriage - don't delude yourself, there The basis of a good marriage, a reasonably happy marriage - don't delude yourself, there is no such thing as an entirely happy marriage - is, precisely, inequality.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: You say you're looking for beauty, but this isn't the way to achieve it, my You say you're looking for beauty, but this isn't the way to achieve it, my dear friend. You won't find it while you look to yourself, as if everything revolved around you. Don't you see? It's exactly the other way around, precisely the other way around. You mustn't be careful, you must get hurt. What I am trying to explain, child, is that unless you allow the beauty you seek to hurt you, to break you and knock you down, you'll never find it.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: This was where she discovered that intelligence, this wonderful gift, grows in silence, not in This was where she discovered that intelligence, this wonderful gift, grows in silence, not in noise. It was here too that she learnt that a human mind, a truly human mind, is nurtured over time, with hard work and discipline.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: I forgave her many years ago ... It's she who blames herself, but she can't I forgave her many years ago ... It's she who blames herself, but she can't see that. It's easier to project blame into the eyes of others and defend yourself against that than to find it within yourself, where there's no possible defense.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: As novices, Carthusians are taught to turn around and close doors without pushing them or As novices, Carthusians are taught to turn around and close doors without pushing them or letting them swing shut. Do you know why?
Miss Prim replied that she had no idea.
So that they learn not to rush, to do one thing after another. So as to train them in restraint, patience, silence, and mindfulness in every gesture.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: It's like a detective novel, Prudencia. Just like one," the florist was saying. "What do It's like a detective novel, Prudencia. Just like one," the florist was saying. "What do you mean?" "Love, I mean love. It already exists, you can be sure. You just have to find out where, follow the trail, investigate. Exactly like a detective." Miss Prim laughed and replied: "But that's ridiculous. What you're telling me is that a candidate - the Candidate - already exists and I just have to find out who he is, is that right?" The
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: ...is there anywhere in the world as full of beauty as Italy? ...is there anywhere in the world as full of beauty as Italy?
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: I have to tell you that equality has nothing to do with marriage. The basis I have to tell you that equality has nothing to do with marriage. The basis of a good marriage, a reasonably happy marriage-don't delude yourself, there is no such thing as an entirely happy marriage-is, precisely, inequality. It's essential if two people are to feel mutual admiration. ................................
if you reflected a little more deeply you'd realize that you can only admire that which you do not possess. You do not admire in another a quality you have yourself, you admire what you don't have and which you see shining in another in all its splendor.
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: when you decide to take the second path you never allow yourself to see reality when you decide to take the second path you never allow yourself to see reality as it is, without excuses. You tell yourself that if you don't pursue your own happiness, they'll suffer too; that you have a right to be happy and you only get one life; that it'll be better for them, they're young, they'll get over it. But the truth is, you make a choice and there is always a price to pay." Miss
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera Sayings: Horacio paused to pour himself another glass of brandy. "Do you understand what I'm trying Horacio paused to pour himself another glass of brandy. "Do you understand what I'm trying to tell you, Prudencia? You can't build yourself a world made to measure, but you can build a village. In a way, all of us here belong to a club of refugees. Your employer is one of the few inhabitants with family roots in San Ireneo. He came back a few years ago and set it all up. You may not know it, but his father's family has lived here for centuries." Miss