“There is only one person an English girl hates more than she hates her elder sister; and that is her mother.”
George Bernard Shaw
“In learning a new language, no matter how good your language teacher is, or how good you are in class, but if you don't use it, you lose it.”
“In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.”
“Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.”
“What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.”
“Even today, well-brought-up English girls are taught by their mothers to boil all veggies for at least a month and a half, just in case one of the dinner guests turns up without his teeth.”
“And the names of them were Aholah the elder, and Aholibah her sister: and they were mine, and they bare sons and daughters. Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem Aholibah.”
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