Quotations by Carolyn Wells
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Born: Wednesday, June 18, 1862
Died: Thursday, March 26, 1942 (79 years old)
A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
(Keywords: Time, Cleverness, Right, Wrong)
A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
(Keywords: Cynic, Eye, Man, Mind, World)
A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
(Keywords: Mother, Conscience, Invention)
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
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.
(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.
(Keywords: Books, Interest)
Of two evils choose the prettier.
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.
(Keywords: Age, Life, Fate, Old, Silly, State, Years, Youth)