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"There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed; and I thought it my duty to do so." Richard Sheridan
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Helen Rowland

"A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval." Helen Rowland
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"I'm only upset that I'm not a widow. [On her ex-husband Tom Arnold]" Roseanne Roseanne
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Charles Dickens

"Take example by your father, my boy, and be very careful of vidders all your life, specially if they've kept a public house, Sammy." Charles Dickens
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"The poor fatherless baby of eight months is now the utterly broken-hearted and crushed widow of forty-two! My life as a happy one is ended! the world is gone for me! If I must live on (and I will do nothing to make me worse than I am), it is henceforth for our poor fatherless children -- for my unhappy country, which has lost all in losing him -- and in only doing what I know and feel he would wish." Queen Victoria
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"Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short." English Proverb
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Samuel Johnson

"He that outlives a wife whom he has long loved, sees himself disjoined from the only mind that has the same hopes, and fears, and interest; from the only companion with whom he has shared much good and evil; and with whom he could set his mind at liberty, to retrace the past or anticipate the future. The continuity of being is lacerated; the settled course of sentiment and action is stopped; and life stands suspended and motionless." Samuel Johnson
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Audrey Hepburn
Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

Born in 1929, Audrey almost pursued a career in ballet instead of acting. During World War II, it was said that she danced to raise money for the underground movement. While filming Secret People in 1952, director William Wyler spotted her and believed she'd be perfect for the part of the English princess opposite Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. It was her breakout performance, for which she won an Oscar. She went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Her beauty, elegance, charm and humor captivated audiences as well as the actors playing opposite her, leading Cary Grant to onc…



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