Quotation by Margaret Anderson

Life for me has been exactly what I thought it would be—a cake, which I have eaten and had too.
Margaret Anderson (1886–1973), U.S. editor and memoirist. The Fiery Fountains, part 1 (1951).

The founder and editor of an influential arts journal, The Little Review (1914-1929), Anderson—a beautiful and stylish woman—had known many important writers and artists, had lived in France for nearly twenty years, had experienced at least three great loves, had played and enjoyed fine music, and had largely managed to eke out a living without doing work that she disliked--or, much of the time, any work at all.
Surprise me with a
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