Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Carolyn Wells
(1869-1942) born on
Jun 18
US author. "She wrote over 170 mysteries, nonsense tales and children's books."

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F
"The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry;
The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy;
The books that people talk about we never can recall;
And the books that people give us, oh, they're the worst of all."

R
"We should live and learn; but by the time we've learned, it's too late to live."
A
Of two evils choose the prettier.
N
A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
K
A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""On Books.""
R: "In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979."
A: "In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994."
N: "In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994."
K: "In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994."


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