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Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(1879-1958) born on
Feb 17
US author, essayist. Her numerous novels included "Best Twig," 1915 and "Seasoned Timber," 1939.
         
   
F
A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary.

R
Our imaginations seem to have been torn open . . . as by a charge of dynamite.
A
Like other potentates with a long habit of arbitrary authority, she covered her perplexity with a smart show of decision.
N
Father sticks to it that anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky.
K
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Her Son's Wife," 1926.
R: In "...As One Mad With Wine," by Elyse and Mike Sommer, 1991.
A: "The Bent Twig," 1915.
N: In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994.
K: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
   


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