Quote of the day

I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. – Nancy Mitford who was born on this day in 1904.

She also said:

The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life’s essential unfairness.

And:

The worst of being a Communist is the parties you may go to are – well – awfully funny and touching but not very gay…I don’t see the point of sad parties, do you? And Left-wing people are always sad because they mind dreadfully about their causes, and the causes are always going so badly.

And:

If one can’t be happy, one must be amused….

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