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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.
         
   
F
She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table.

R
The older women were Sunbeams and I guess we were Cherubs or Lambs, but our mothers were Nightingales.
A
Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
N
The stench of human wreckage in which the Nazi regime finally sank down to defeat has been the most shocking fact of modern times.
K
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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