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Donald McCaig

Datum narození: 1940

Donald McCaig je americký spisovatel a psovod.

Citáty Donald McCaig


„Lidé zvěčňují svou moudrost - ukládají jí v muzeích, v knihovnách, odborníci se jí učí. Každé lidské dítě se musí učit poznávat svět znova. Každé štěně nese v sobě celý vesmír. Psí moudrost je v jejich krvi a kostech.“

„More often than we care to admit, inconsequential decisions change our lives.“ Rhett Butler's People


„I'm afraid, Belle, that being a lady is more than proper clothes. It is an attitude. From your... experience, you may know more of business and politics than ladies are supposed to know. Gentlemen are pleased to think ladies are ornamental, and it is an ill-advised ornament who contradicts her gentleman.“ Rhett Butler's People

„You see, sister, little Miss Scarlett has no idea who she is. Her chraming tricks attract men who are unworthy of her. "Rhett's voice dropped to a whisper. "Hindoos believe we have had lives before this. Is it true? He raised a mocking eyebrow. Perhaps Scarlett and I were star-crossed lovers; perhaps we died in each other's arms...“ Rhett Butler's People

„He said, 'Life has hurt us again.'
A worse hurt than those hurts we have already endured?'
No,' he said, 'I suppose not.“
Rhett Butler's People

„You'll want to read books - novels, because ladies are frivolous; poetry because ladies are sentimental; and sermons, because we are pious. If you must read essays, Mr. Emerson might be best. Your gentleman may have a nodding acquaintance with his works.“

„He'd sit and listen to Nana's Jesus stories all day, but when she turned to the Old Testament prophets, Louis Valentine's little face would darken. He said, "I hate it when God is mean!“ Rhett Butler's People

„Rosemary, in his heart your brother is a lover. The shrewd businessman, the adventurer, the dandy are but costumes the lover wears.“ Rhett Butler's People


„Patriotic'? Dear, dear me!" Scarlett covered her mouth in mock astonishment. "I didn't know that was 'patriotism.' I believe what you intended has ruder names, though no well-bred Georgia lady would admit to knowing them.“ Rhett Butler's People

„Frederick Ward thought novels immoral and had been known to leave the room rather than subject himself to "bohemian" opinions.“ Rhett Butler's People

„Do you believe your gentle birth will turn a bullet?"
"Why, yes," Rhett said solemnly. "Hell yes! Gentle birth's got to be good for something!“
Rhett Butler's People

„I have a writer’s concentration: intense, but flickering.“ Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men: Searching through Scotland for a Border Collie


„Who you pretends you is, you comes to be. The nigger that bows to the Master on the street, who acts the fool, who forgets who he am, that man a slave. He shuts his bible, he deserves to be a slave“ Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

„Who you pretends you is, you comes to be. The bigger what bows to the Master on the street, who acts the fool, who forgets who he am, that man a slave. He shuts his bible, he deserves to be a slave“ Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

„I never saw a sky so blue. Rhett, it's worth living a man's whole life, if, just once, just one time, he gets to see a sky that blue.“ Rhett Butler's People

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