Marya Mannes - Quotes

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The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.

It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere.

It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere.

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction. ---->>>

Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent. ---->>>

If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future. ---->>>

All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction. ---->>>

For every five well-adjusted and smoothly functioning Americans, there are two who never had the chance to discover themselves. It may well be because they have never been alone with themselves. ---->>>

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier. ---->>>

It is not enough to show people how to live better: there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better.

It is not enough to show people how to live better: there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better.

In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude. ---->>>

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not. ---->>>

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth. ---->>>

I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society. ---->>>

Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so. ---->>>

Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-14, 1904
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 1990
Occupation: Journalist
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Marya Mannes (November 14, 1904 – September 13, 1990) was an American author and critic, known for her caustic but insightful observations of American life. Mannes also wrote under the pen name of, "Sec."(wikipedia)