Quotes of letters

  1. Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope. – Shana Alexander
  2. I've gotten a lot of livid letters about the awfulness of my work. I've never known what to make of it. Why do people bother to write if they hate what I do? – Lynda Barry
  3. If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home. – Laura Bush
  4. I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel. – George Galloway
  5. In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived. – Knut Hamsun
  6. After eight months of one of the most intensive public and private investigations in American history, no one- no one- has come up with a shred of evidence that I had anything to do with the anthrax letters I have never worked with anthrax. I know nothing about this matter. – Steven Hatfill
  7. I have had nothing to do in any way, shape or form with the mailing of these anthrax letters and it is extremely wrong for anyone to contend or suggest that I have. – Steven Hatfill
  8. Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great- far too great- expectations. – Gustav Heinemann
  9. Well, I know that I'll never forget that, but also I won't forget the hundreds of people who sent me letters telegrams, and postcards during that World Series. There wasn't a single nasty message. Everybody tried to say something nice. – Gil Hodges
  10. You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don't light a match when you kiss me. – Jon Bon Jovi
  11. We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility. – Judith Martin
  12. Not only did I avoid speaking of Salinger; I resisted thinking about him. I did not reread his letters to me. The experience had been too painful. – Joyce Maynard
  13. My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places. – A. A. Milne
  14. For over a year I continued to submit mss, and have them rejected- the last few with rejection letters indicated the story was pretty good, but I was American. – Nora Roberts
  15. Walking is the natural recreation for a man who desires not absolutely to suppress his intellect but to turn it out to play for a season. All great men of letters have therefore been enthusiastic walkers. – Leslie Stephen

Usage examples for letters

  1. Ah, you too, I see, have had letters I understand. – Lucretia, Volume 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Bourrienne, I shall not reply to such letters – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. What are you doing with my letters Mr. Kennedy? – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. Then I paused a little, thinking what I should next say; for I have always found that difficulty about letters – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  5. And what are letters – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  6. They wrote letters to each other every day. – Peg Woffington by Charles Reade
  7. Oh, dear me, do look at my poor letters – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  8. So Calhoun's letters were not answered, and maybe he has forgotten. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  9. Won't you want your letters – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  10. But will you answer my letters – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  11. I have two letters for him." – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  12. But who in the world should want to get your letters – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. Have you had all my letters – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  14. And I have to write a few letters – Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
  15. We must go to Paris this night; no doubt there are letters for us. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  16. Then he took up his letters – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  17. Why, that I would read the letters after you had gone. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  18. You remember the three letters that I wrote before we left London. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  19. Open it and look at it while I read my letters – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. " Mona is coming back, children," said Miss Webb one morning as she opened her letters at the breakfast- table. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre

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