Vera Brittain — English Writer born on December 29, 1893, died on March 29, 1970

Vera Mary Brittain, Lady Catlin was an English writer, feminist, and pacifist. Her best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth recounted her experiences during the First World War and the beginning of her journey towards pacifism... (wikipedia)

I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.

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