Anna Quindlen

(1952 / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Anna Quindlen Quotes

  • ''There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler, not an Ezra, a Walt, a thing of beauty, a joy forever.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 1, p. 21 (April 16, 1994).
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  • ''Like cellulite creams or hair-loss tonics, capital punishment is one of those panaceas that isn't. Only it costs a whole lot more.''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 1, p. 23 (November 19, 1994).
  • ''Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around, and nearly every book represents what my son's third grade teacher refers to as a "teachable moment."''
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times (June 29, 1994).

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