Margaret Halsey - Quotes

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Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity. ---->>>

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. ---->>>

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. ---->>>

In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated. ---->>>

Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence. ---->>>

He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation. ---->>>

The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part. ---->>>

I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it. ---->>>

The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 1997
Occupation: Author
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Margaret Halsey (February 13, 1910 – February 4, 1997) was an American writer who lived in the United Kingdom for a short time. Her first book With Malice Towards Some (1938) grew out of her experiences there. It was a witty and humorous bestseller, selling 600,000 copies. It won one of the early National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1938, voted by members of the American Booksellers Association (wikipedia)