Edna Ferber - Quotes

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Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.

If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics. ---->>>

Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.

Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.

Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way. ---->>>

Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle. ---->>>

A closed mind is a dying mind. ---->>>

Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets. ---->>>

It's terrible to realize you don't learn how to live until you're ready to die, and then it's too late. ---->>>

Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.

Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.

Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight. ---->>>

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects. ---->>>

Any garment which is cut to fit you is much more becoming, even if it is not so splendid as a garment which has been cut to fit somebody not of your stature. ---->>>

Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death. ---->>>

A woman can look both moral and exciting... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 15, 1885
Birthplace:
Die: 04-16, 1968
Occupation: Novelist
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Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1929; made into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), and Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie) (wikipedia)