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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

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England is my wife, America my mistress. It is very good sometimes to get away from one's wife.

Cedric Hardwicke

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When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity.

James Goldsmith

MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.

Ambrose Bierce

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Art is a she-devil of a mistress, and if at times in earlier days she would not even stoop to my way of thinking, I have persevered and will so continue.

Frederic Remington

Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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Maiden, and mistress of the months and stars/ Now folded in the flowerless fields of heaven.

Algernon Charles Swinburne

I have always wanted a mistress who was fat, and I have never found one. To make a fool of me, they are always pregnant.

Paul Gauguin

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A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.

William Wycherley

I won't be remembered for my writing. I'll be remembered as Scott's mistress.

Sheilah Graham

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[The] legitimate office [of the human face] is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.

Eliza Wood Burhans Farnham