Edna Ferber


Edna Ferber Quotes

  • ''Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.''
    Edna Ferber (1887-1968), U.S. author. Quoted in The Algonquin Wits, ed. Robert E. Drennan (1968).
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  • ''A woman can look both moral and exciting—if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.''
    Edna Ferber (1887-1968), U.S. writer. Quoted in The Reader's Digest (Dec. 1954).
  • ''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.''
    Edna Ferber (1887-1968), U.S. author. Sabra Cravat, in Cimarron, ch. 23 (1929).
  • ''If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics.''
    Edna Ferber (1887-1968), U.S. author. Sabra Cravat, in Cimarron, ch. 23 (1929).

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