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Carolyn Wells

Carolyn Wells (June 18, 1862 – March 26, 1942) was an American author and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, she was the daughter of William E. and Anna Wells. She died at the Flower-Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City in 1942.

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Advice ... is a habit-forming drug. You give a dear friend a bit of advice today, and next week you ...

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I view askance a book that remains undisturbed for a year. Oughtn't it to have a ticket of leave? I ...

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I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as wor ...

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I hate to do what everybody else is doing. Why, only last week, on Fifth Avenue and some cross stree ...

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What is the use of having an imagination if you can't make it work for you?

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Contentment is the result of a limited imagination.

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I have always hated biography, and more especially, autobiography. If biography, the writer invariab ...

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When I feel that I'm going to write a detective story, I buy a five pound box of chocolates and a re ...

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It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if ...

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Patriotism covers a multitude of sins.

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Circumstances alter faces.

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Happiness is the ability to recognize it.

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The wages of sin is alimony.

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... as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, the ideal library is in the wish of its maker.

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Nonsense makes the heart grow fonder.

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