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Muriel Spark
(1918-2006) born on
Feb 1
Scottish novelist, satirist. Her best-known novel, "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1961 was adapted to film and stage.
         
   
F
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education, I call it intrusion.

R
One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
A
Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.
N
Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.
K
It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Miss Brodie, in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," ch. 2, 1961.
R: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
A: Miss Brodie, in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," ch. 2, 1961.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1961.
   


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