Merle Shain Quotes (7 quotations)

1. But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind? - Merle Shain

2. It's terrifying to care, of course, and the young man whom I once heard say to the girl whose hand he was holding, "Shit, I think I love you," in the ominous tones of someone declaring that he was coming down with the plague, probably put the fear that accompanies loving as graphically as it can be put. - Merle Shain

3. Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life. - Merle Shain

4. One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment. - Merle Shain

5. The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving. - Merle Shain

6. Through tattered clothes, small vices do appear. Robes and furred gowns hide all. - Merle Shain

7. You can employ men and hire hands to work for you, but you must win their hearts to have them work with you. - Merle Shain

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