Carolyn Wells Quotes

Carolyn Wells Quotes: ... ideals, standards, aspirations,--those are chameleon words, and take color from their speakers,--often false tints. A scholarly man of my acquaintance once told me that he traveled a thousand miles into the desert to get away from the word uplift, and it was the first word he heard after he reached his destination.
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Carolyn Wells Quote: ... as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, the ideal library is in the wish of its maker.
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Quotes about Carolyn Wells: I have always hated biography, and more especially, autobiography. If biography, the writer invariably finds it necessary to plaster the subject with praises, flattery and adulation and to invest him with all the Christian graces. If autobiography, the same plan is followed, but the writer apologizes for it.
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Quote about Carolyn Wells: Advice ... is a habit-forming drug. You give a dear friend a bit of advice today, and next week you find yourself advising two or three friends, and the week after, a dozen, and the week following, crowds!
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Carolyn Wells Sayings: There are many ways of discarding [books]. You can give them to friends,--or enemies,--or to associations or to poor Southern libraries. But the surest way is to lend them. Then they never come back to bother you.
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Carolyn Wells Saying: Actions lie louder than words.
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Sayings about Carolyn Wells: I don't care very much for literary shrines and hauntsI knew a woman in London who boasted that she had lodgings from the windows of which she could throw a stone into Carlyle's yard. And when I said,
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Saying about Carolyn Wells: In December people give no thought to the Past or the Future. They thing only of the Present.
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