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Carolyn Wells
June 18, 1862 - March 26, 1942
Nationality: American
Category: Author
Subcategory: American Author

A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.


A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.


Of two evils choose the prettier.


Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.


Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.


A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.


It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.


'Tis blessed to bestow, and yet, Could we bestow the gifts we get, And keep the ones we give away, How happy were our Christmas day!

    Topics: Christmas

I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued.


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