Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Margot Asquith
(1864-1945) born on
Feb 2
English author. "She was an eccentric, outspoken and shrewd influence on social, fashionable English life."

The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.

"He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head."
"What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it."
"No one ever pruned me. If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat."
"Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  Autobiography/ 1922
R: "Referring to F. E. Smith. As I Remember.""
A: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
N: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
K: "The Autobiography of Margot Asquith," Ch. 17"

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