Phyllis McGinley quotes

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Kindness is a virtue neither modern nor urban. One almost unlearns it in a city. Towns have their own beatitude; they are not unfr ...
Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of privilege, the distinguishing feature of a truly urbane cul ...
Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of ...
Please to put a nickel,
Please to put a dime.
How petitions trickle
In at Christmas time!
The Enemy, who wears
Her mother's usual face
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The thing to remember about fathers is, they're men.
A girl has to keep it in mind:
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Sisters are always drying their hair.
Locked into rooms, alone,
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Oh high is the price of parenthood,
And daughters may cost you double.
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Sin has always been an ugly word, but it has been made so in a new sense over the last half-century. It has been made not only ugl ...
Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade ...
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