"She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Gilbert Parker on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Gilbert Parker on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Gilbert Parker on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Gilbert Parker on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Gilbert Parker on John Lennon
"The real business of life is trying to understand each other."
"Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning and life at that price is not worth living."
"It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship. Two men who have known each other for twenty years find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before, or else estrange them."
"In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind."
"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love."