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Marya Mannes
(1904-1990) born on
Nov 14
US journalist, writer. She was a free-lance writer and columnist; wrote "Uncoupling: The Art of Coming Apart," 1973.
         
   
F
The process of maturing is an art to be learned, an effort to be sustained. By the age of fifty you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.

R
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
A
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
N
Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist so long as she manages to also be a good wife, mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed and unaggressive.
K
It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "More in Anger," 1958.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: "Out of My Time."
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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