Quotations by Janet Flanner

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Born: Sunday, March 13, 1892
Died: Tuesday, November 7, 1978 (86 years old)
Profession: Journalist
Nationality: American


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.
- Janet Flanner
(Keywords: Love, Men, War, Women, Man, Wonder)

Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
- Janet Flanner
(Keywords: Time, Talent, Genius)

I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.
- Janet Flanner
(Keywords: Act)

I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it.
- Janet Flanner

She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table.
- Janet Flanner
(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.
- Janet Flanner
(Keywords: War, Causes, Result)







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