The great and almost onlycomfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.
1934 TheValley of theAssassins.
The true call of the desert, of the mountains, or the sea, is their silencefree of the networks of dead speech.Dame Freya Madeleine Stark
The inscrutability of the East is, indeed, I believe a myth? The ordinary inhabitant is incomprehensible merely to people who never trouble to have anything much to do with them.Dame Freya Madeleine Stark