Letters Quotes SMS Collection

If you must reread old love letters

If you must reread old love letters, better pick a room without mirrors.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966CSN

A womans best love letters are always

A woman’s best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.  ~Lawrence Durrell

A woman seldom writes her mind but

A woman seldom writes her Mind, but in her Postscript.  ~Richard Steele, SpectatorMCTO

We lay aside letters never to read

We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them out of discretion, and so disappears the most beautiful,

A letter is an unannounced visit the

A letter is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises.  One ought to reserve an hour a week for receiving letters

My eyes moistened yesterday with your dear

[M]y eyes moistened yesterday with your dear, dear letter in my hand. Was it foolish to kiss the senseless paper, to clasp it with

Never write a letter while you are

Never write a letter while you are angry.  ~Chinese Proverb

What a wonderful thing is the mail

What a wonderful thing is the mail, capable of conveying across continents a warm human hand-clasp.  ~Author Unknownquoted by Ranjan Bakshi

Letters are above all useful as a

Letters are above all useful as a means of expressing the ideal self; and no other method of communication is quite so good for

Politeness is as much concerned in answering

Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.  ~Lord Chesterfield

I have received no more than one

I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were worth the postage.  ~Henry David Thoreau, WaldenMCTO

And none will hear the postmans knock

And none will hear the postman’s knock Without a quickening of the heart. For who can bear to feel himself forgotten? ~W.H. Auden

Or dont you like to write letters

Or don’t you like to write letters.  I do because it’s such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you’ve done

A friendship can weather most things and

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small,

The talent of writing agreeable letters is

The talent of writing agreeable letters is peculiarly female.  ~Henry Tilney

Grammar is the grave of letters elbert

Grammar is the grave of letters.  ~Elbert Hubbard

My songs are just little letters to

My songs are just little letters to me.  ~Ani Difranco

I am tired beloved of chafing my

I am tired, Beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little inkdrops, And posting it. ~Amy Lowell,

What a lot we lost when stopped

What a lot we lost when we stopped writing letters.  You can’t reread a phone call.  ~Liz Carpenter

In an age like ours which is

In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used to play in people’s lives. 

Mr witwould 34pray madam do you pin

Mr Witwould:  "Pray, madam, do you pin up your hair with all your letters?  I find I must keep copies." Mrs Millamant:  "Only with

One of the pleasures reading old letters

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.  ~Lord Byron

In a mans letters you know madam

In a man’s letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him

His sayings are generally like womens letters

His sayings are generally like women’s letters; all the pith is in the postscript.  ~William Hazlitt

Your letteryour dear warm true hearted letter

[Y]our letter?your dear, warm, true-hearted letter ? was put in my hand. I kissed it how many times before breaking its envelope! ~Byron Caldwell

I hold that the parentheses are by

I hold that the parentheses are by far the most important parts of a non-business letter.  ~D.H. Lawrence

I consider it a good rule for

I consider it a good rule for letter-writing to leave unmentioned what the recipient already knows, and instead tell him something new.  ~Sigmund FreudCUL

A letter is a joy of earth

A Letter is a Joy of Earth – It is denied the Gods ~Emily Dickinson, 1885