Rogue Male Quotes.

1. "I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food - which they take for granted - but his or her entertainment value. Asmodeus took to his toy enthusiastically. In another week he permitted me to stroke him, producing a raucous purr, but, in order to save his face, pretending to be asleep."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

2. "I have never taken sides, never leaped wholeheartedly into one scale or the other; nor do I realize disappointments, provided they are severe, until the occasion is long past. Yet I am ruled by my emotions, though I murder them at birth."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

3. "A well-trained diplomat is supposed to write French, for example, like an angel, but to speak it with the peculiar gutlessness of a Geneva nancy-boy."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

4. "When I heard that she was dead, I really suffered very little."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

5. "He who has learned not to intrude his emotions upon his fellows has also learned not to intrude them upon himself."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

6. "The only periods, I suspect, when a man feels captain of his soul are those when he has not the slightest need of such an organ."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

7. "We are so dependent on luck, good and bad. I think of those men and women—cases faintly parallel to mine—who live in one room and eat poorly and lie in bed, since their incomes are too small for any marked activity. Their lives would be unbearable were it not for their hopes of good luck and fears of bad. They have, in fact, little of either; but illusion magnifies what there is."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

8. "None of my mental activities for the past twenty-four hours might be called thinking. I had allowed my body to take charge. It knew far more about escaping and healing than I did."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

9. "One does not, I think, kill oneself without a definite desire to do so. It is hardly ever an act to which a man must key himself up; it is a temptation which he must struggle against."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

10. "Her skin was not a surface; it was an indefinite glory of the palest rose and orange that chose to mould itself to those tense limbs."
- Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male

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