Phyllis McGinley

Phyllis McGinley

American author of childrenís books and poetry.
Borrow my umbrellas, my clothes, my money, and I will likely not think of them again. But borrow my books and I will be on your track like a bloodhound until they are returned.More Phyllis McGinley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cocktail parties ... are usually not parties at all but mass ceremonials designed to clear up at one great stroke a wealth of obligations ...More Phyllis McGinley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Children from ten to twenty don't want to be understood. Their whole ambition is to feel strange and alien and misinterpreted so that they can live austerely in some stone tower of adolescence, their privacies unviolated.More Phyllis McGinley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.More Phyllis McGinley quotes [04/05/2013 02:04:35]
Tomorrow will come and today will pass, / But the hearts of the young are brittle as glass.More Phyllis McGinley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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