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Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

Talking to animals' isn't a matter of words used, it is a matter of your thoughts, your expression, and above all the tone of your voice. A harsh voice from me can make my cows jump in terror. I shouted at old Queenie once and she got such a shock that she fell down just as if she'd been shot ... — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Alexander McCall Smith

Crisis. It was a time of sustained anxiety for anybody who read a newspaper or listened to the news on the radio, and that included his mother, Mrs. Florence Woodhouse, who was anxious at the best of times and even more so at the worst. What was the point of continuing the human race when nuclear self-immolation seemed to be such a real and imminent possibility? That was the question that occurred to Florence as she was admitted to the delivery ward of a small country hospital in Norfolk. — Alexander McCall Smith

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By John Fowles

I am Emma Woodhouse. I feel for her, of her and in her. I have a different sort of snobbism, but I understand her snobbism. Her priggishness. I admire it. I know she does wrong things, she tries to organize other people's lives, she can't see Mr Knightley is a man in a million. She's temporarily silly, yet all the time one knows she's basically intelligent. Creative, determined to set the highest standards. A real human being. — John Fowles

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Robert Woodhouse

This water tastes like it was in a bowl. — Robert Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Giles Milton

desk simply to say: "Would you be willing to be parachuted into Greece next week?"' Woodhouse thought about it for a moment. 'There seemed no reason to say No, so I said Yes.'5 He reasoned that it would be a good opportunity to practise his Greek. — Giles Milton

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Alexander McCall Smith

There are some people who start off knowing very little about the world and end up years later knowing even less. Never underestimate the capacity of the human mind for ignorance. Mr. Woodhouse found this very amusing. — Alexander McCall Smith

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

Animals are so much quicker in picking up our thoughts than we are in picking up theirs. I believe they must have a very poor opinion of the human race. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

It is a most repulsive quality, indeed,' said he. 'Oftentimes very convenient, no doubt, but never pleasing. There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.'
'Not till the reserve ceases towards oneself; and then the attraction may be the greater. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

Dogs understand your moods and your thoughts, and if you are thinking unpleasant things about your dog, he will pick it up and be downhearted. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

I can not impress on my readers too strongly the necessity to be firm but kind to a puppy. His idea of your authority is forming, and if he knows you give in on the slightest whimper, you are wacked for life. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Diane Moody

Move over, Emma Woodhouse. You have met your match. — Diane Moody

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Verlyn Klinkenborg

I look at the books on my library shelves. They certainly seem dormant. But what if the characters are quietly rearranging themselves? What if Emma Woodhouse doesn't learn from her mistakes? What if Tom Jones descends into a sodden life of poaching and outlawry? What if Eve resists Satan, remembering God's injunction and Adam's loving advice? I imagine all the characters bustling to get back into their places as they feel me taking the book down from the shelf. "Hurry," they say, "he'll expect to find us exactly where he left us, never mind how much his life has changed in the meantime. — Verlyn Klinkenborg

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By F.C. Woodhouse

An uncivilized race is always at war. A system of mutual fear, hatred and injury seems to be the normal condition of savage man, in all ages and in every part of the world. As — F.C. Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Ira Levin

Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse had signed a lease on a five-room apartment in a geometric white house on First Avenue when they received word, from a woman named Mrs. Cortez, that a four-room apartment in the Bramford had become available. — Ira Levin

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

You need eyes that tell the dog who watches them what you are feeling toward it, even though the message may be hidden from the outside world. Above all, you nee telepathy so that the dog thinks with you. These things are not always born in people. They can be developed as any sense or gift can be developed. That is, providing the person wishes to develop them is honest in mind, because with animals you cannot cheat ... — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

I do not believe that a dog can be cured by a psychiatrist, but I think some owners could be helped by one. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

One has to give a great deal of oneself to animals if one is to get the best out of them. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

I believe that animals have been talking to human beings ever since we were all made and put into this world ... — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Kristen D. Randle

You are what you believe you are.We make images in our minds of what will be based on what we believe or want, what we're afraid of." Dr. Woodhouse to Caulder and Ginny — Kristen D. Randle

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

Dogs aren't born knowing what or what not to do; they only learn like children. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

The eyes of a dog, the expression of a dog, the warmly wagging tail of a dog and the gloriously cold damp nose of a dog were in my opinion all God-given for one purpose only-to make complete fools of us human beings. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

Heavens! let me not suppose that she dares go about Emma Woodhouse-ing me! But, upon my honour, there seems no limits to the licentiousness of that woman's tongue! — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

whenever you are transplanted, like me, Miss Woodhouse, you will understand how very delightful it is to meet with anything at all like what one has left behind. I always say this is quite one of the evils of matrimony. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Kimberley Woodhouse

Sin is sin. There aren't little sins and big sins. There are sins that are more acceptable than others and still other sins that bear greater consequences in the world. But God can't abide it in any form. — Kimberley Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

I can train any dog in 5 minutes. It's training the owner that takes longer. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Susanna Clarke

The phone conversations about a possible TV series of 'Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell' stretch back years, but now that the moment has come, now that I am actually here at Wentworth Woodhouse, I lose my bearings. — Susanna Clarke

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

The evil of the actual disparity in their ages (and Mr. Woodhouse had not married early) was much increased by his constitution and habits; for having been a valetudinarian all his life, without activity of mind or body, he was a much older man in ways than in years; and though everywhere beloved for the friendliness of his heart and his amiable temper, his talents could not have recommended him at any time. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Lauren J. Woodhouse

at Thanksgiving and all? They make a wish, rip it apart and laugh because some idiot gets more of the dead thing's bone than someone else. It's just really stupid, if you ask me. All these nice parents who've got kids and tell them to be nice and then get their kicks ripping bones apart. Sick bastards. I — Lauren J. Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

Mr. Knightley, in fact, was one of the few people who could see faults in Emma Woodhouse, and the only one who ever told her of them. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

I suppose you have heard of the handsome letter Mr. Frank Churchill had written to Mrs. Weston? I understand it was a very handsome letter, indeed. Mr. Woodhouse told me of it. Mr. Woodhouse saw the letter, and he says he never saw such a handsome letter in his life. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

There is nothing a pig loves more than a good bath, with a loofah and plenty of soap flakes ... There is something delightfully lovable about a really clean pig, in clean yellow straw. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

The dog has an enviable mind; it remembers the nice things in life and quickly blots out the nasty. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

Oh! Miss Woodhouse, the comfort of being sometimes alone! — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Barbara Woodhouse

When I breathe down my nose to say how do you do to a horse, it can hear that breath at anything up to twenty yards, for horses have the most acute sense of hearing. — Barbara Woodhouse

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

A straightforward, open-hearted man like Weston, and a rational, unaffected woman like Miss Taylor, may be safely left to manage their own concerns. You are more likely to have done harm to yourself, than good to them, by interference." "Emma never thinks of herself, if she can do good to others," rejoined Mr. Woodhouse, understanding but in part. "But, my dear, pray do not make any more matches; they are silly things, and break up one's family circle grievously. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jane Austen

There was a strange rumor in Highbury of all the little Perrys being seen with a slice of Mrs. Weston's wedding-cake in their hands: but Mr. Woodhouse would never believe it. — Jane Austen

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Kristen D. Randle

What the mind believes the body will often make reality." Dr. Woodhouse to Caulder and Ginny. — Kristen D. Randle

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Jan Karon

A loved one from us has gone, A voice we love is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, Which never will be filled. Estelle Woodhouse, 1898-1987 — Jan Karon

Mr Woodhouse Quotes By Eb Woodhouse

Yeah," Yolandi grunted, "shoot that hot bug juice up inside of me. — Eb Woodhouse