Quotations by Carolyn Wells

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Born: Wednesday, June 18, 1862
Died: Thursday, March 26, 1942 (79 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Time, Cleverness, Right, Wrong)

A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Cynic, Eye, Man, Mind, World)

A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Mother, Conscience, Invention)

Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Advice)

I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Success, Facts, Theories)

It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Books, Interest)

Of two evils choose the prettier.
- Carolyn Wells

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
- Carolyn Wells
(Keywords: Age, Life, Fate, Old, Silly, State, Years, Youth)







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