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Fawn M. Brodie
(1915-1981) born on
Sep 15
US author. She wrote biographies of Sir Richard Burton, Joesph Smith, Thomas Jefferson; won Knopf biography award, 1943.
         
   
F
Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.

R
Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
A
There is, of course, a gold mine or a buried treasure on every mortgaged homestead. Whether the farmer ever digs for it or not, it is there, haunting his daydreams when the burden of debt is most unbearable.
N
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become.
K
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Home Q&:A', by Marshall Berges in "Los Angeles Times Home Magazine", 20 Feb 1977.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: "No Man Knows My History," Ch. 2, 1945.
N: "No Man Knows My History," Ch. 19, 1945.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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