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Janet Flanner
(1892-1978) born on
Mar 13
US journalist. She wrote "Letter From Paris" for the New Yorker for Almost 50 Years. One of Few Women to Be Awarded French Legion of Honor.
She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table.

The older women were Sunbeams and I guess we were Cherubs or Lambs, but our mothers were Nightingales.
Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
The stench of human wreckage in which the Nazi regime finally sank down to defeat has been the most shocking fact of modern times.
Isadore [Duncan], who had an un-American genius for art, for organizing love, maternity, politics and pedagogy on a great personal scale, had also an un-American genius for grandeur.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On Elsa Maxwell; recalled on Flanner's death, 7 Nov 1978.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In "The Wit & Wisdom of Women," ed. Melissa Stein, 1993.
N: In "Paris Journal 1944-1965," 1965.
K: "Paris Was Yesterday," 1927.

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