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The Honourable
Nancy Mitford

Nancy Mitford
Born Nancy Freeman-Mitford
(1904-11-28)28 November 1904
London, England
Died 30 June 1973(1973-06-30) (aged 68)
Versailles, France
Occupation Novelist, biographer
Notable works The Pursuit of Love
Love in a Cold Climate
Noblesse Oblige (ed.)

I Love children, especially when they cry for then someone takes them away.
Nancy Mitford
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Nancy Mitford
To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
Nancy Mitford
Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory?
Nancy Mitford
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Nancy Mitford