Quotations by Janet Flanner
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Born: Sunday, March 13, 1892
Died: Tuesday, November 7, 1978 (86 years old)
By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented.
(Keywords: Love, Men, War, Women, Man, Wonder)
Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
(Keywords: Time, Talent, Genius)
I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.
I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it.
She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table.
(Keywords: Life, Crowds)
When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes.
(Keywords: War, Causes, Result)