Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Mary Roberts Rinehart
(1876-1958) born on
Aug 12
US "novelist, playwright". "She is best known for her mystery stories about Miss Pinkerton; originator of the phrase "The butler did it.""

The great God endows His children variously. To some He gives intellect and they move the earth. To some He allots heart and the beating pulse of humanity is theirs.

"But to some He gives only a soul, without intelligence and these, who never grow up, but remain always His children, are God,s fools, kindly, elemental, simple, as if from His palette the Artist of all had taken one colour instead of many."
"You want the unvarnished and ungarnished truth, and I'm no hand for that. I'm a lawyer."
"Men deceive themselves; they look back on the children who were once themselves, and attempt to reconstruct them. But they can no longer think like the child . . ."
"Life is a little work, a little sleep, a little love and it is all over."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""God's Fool." "Love Stories," 1920."
R: ""God's Fool." "Love Stories," 1920."
A: ""The Man in Lower Ten," 1909."
N: ""My Story," Ch. 1, 1931."
K: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."

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