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