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Cornelia Otis Skinner
(1901-1979) born on
May 30
US actress, author. She wrote satirical and witty light verse, monologues and monodramas; appeared in "Blood and Sand," 1921 with her father Otis Skinner.
One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions.

I can't see how any woman can find time to do to herself all the things that must apparently be done to make herself beautiful and, having once done them, how anyone without the strength of mind of a foreign missionary can keep up such a regime.
Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
[T]he food choice of others is becoming more and more heatedly exclusive until it may well turn into one of those forms of bigotry against which gallant little committees are constantly planning campaigns in the cause of justice and decency.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
R: "Dithers and Jitters," "The Skin-Game," 1937.
A: In "Paris '90."
N: "The Ape in Me," "The Ape in Me," 1959.
K: "Bottoms Up!," "Your Very Good Health," 1950.

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