Quotes by Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber

American writer

Alive from: 1887-1968

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
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    I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.
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    Life cannot defeat a writer who is in love with writing; for life itself is a writer's love until death.
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    Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
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    Roast Beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy. Seated at Life's Dining Table, with the menu of Morals before you, your eye wanders a bit over the entrées, the hors d'oeuvres, and the things à la though you know that Roast Beef, medium, is safe and sane, and sure.
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    Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.
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