Janet Flanner

Janet Flanner

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Author Profession: US journalist
Born: March 13, 1892
Died: November 07, 1978
Birth Sign: Pisces

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Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.

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.

I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.

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.

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.

If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original. Peter Falk

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger

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