This week, a dude wrote into the WaPo's Carolyn Hax with a relationship question. Her advice was great and all, but we were curious to see what famous dead people had to say!
I love European travel, but my girlfriend has travel restrictions outside the United States for at least one more year...I really like her, but this is causing me some resentment; she hinted that she's okay with my traveling by myself — but in a passive-aggressive manner, I suspect. Any words of wisdom?
"You overestimate your appeal/
She'll pack your bags with joyful zeal."
Ernest Hemingway: This is why God made French whores. And Spanish whores. I'm forgetting some whores.
Casanova: That's what we call a "business trip."
Emily Dickinson: What is this "travel" of which you speak?
Lizzie Borden: What is this "passive aggression" of which you speak?
Joseph McCarthy: "Travel restrictions?" And what are these "European" countries you're so very eager to visit?
Abelard: So, you "love" travel and "like" this woman? Enduring Love: ur doin it rong. [translated from the Latin.]
Isak Dinesen: I disagree. This is curtailing your ability to travel? End it.
George M. Cohan: Wait, why would you want to leave the GREATEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD? [Dances.]
Marie Antoinette: Travel restrictions? I don't understand. You just call a carriage, nicht wahr?
Alfred Dreyfus: Don't talk to me about resentment, Monsieur.
Sir Thomas More: What do you mean, "hinted?"
Ernest Hemingway: Remembered! Cuban whores.
Jack Kerouac: Fuck the government.
CAROLYN HAX [Washington Post]
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