Faith Baldwin Quotes

Faith Baldwin (October 1, 1893 – March 18, 1978) was a U.S. author of romance and fiction, publishing some 100 novels, often concentrating on women juggling career and family. The New York Times said that her books had "never a pretense at literary significance" and were popular because they "enabled lonely working people, young and old, to identify with her glamorous and wealthy characters."

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Faith Baldwin


Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.

Faith Baldwin


Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.

Faith Baldwin


Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.

Faith Baldwin


One of the dreariest spots on life's road is the point of conviction that nothing will ever again happen to you.

Faith Baldwin


I think one should forgive and remember .... If you forgive and forget in the usual sense, you're just driving what you remember into the subconscious; it stays there and festers. But to look, even regularly, upon what you remember and know you've forgiven is achievement.

Faith Baldwin


Faith is the spiritual house in which we live.

Faith Baldwin


In my belief, a harvest is also a legacy, for very often what you reap is, in the way of small miracles, more than you consciously know you have sown.

Faith Baldwin


Kissing tends to bring on woolgathering, even amnesia.

Faith Baldwin


You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it.

Faith Baldwin


Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.

Faith Baldwin


Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.

Faith Baldwin


“Men's private self-worlds are rather like our geographical world's seasons, storm, and sun, deserts, oases, mountains and abysses, the endless-seeming plateaus, darkness and light, and always the sowing and the reaping.”

Faith Baldwin


“Time is a dressmaker, specializing in alterations”

Faith Baldwin


“Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.”

Faith Baldwin


We may differ widely in environments, education, learning, knowledge, or lack of it, and in our personalities, our likes and dislikes. But if we set ourselves the task, we'll find a meeting place somehow and somewhere.

Faith Baldwin