Katharine Whitehorn

British journalist, writer, and columnist

Lived from: 1928-

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
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    Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to.
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    From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.
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    People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what.
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    There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
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    When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why.
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