Lois Wyse


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Lois Wyse (October 30, 1926 - July 6, 2007) was an American advertising executive, author and columnist. At the time of her death, Wyse was credited with writing more than 60 books on diverse topics such as business, love and family.

Early life and career

Born as Lois Wohlgemuth in Cleveland, Ohio, she started working as a journalist at the age of 17 for The Cleveland News ... more »

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  • ''Grandmothers are to life what the Ph.D. is to education. There is nothing you can feel, taste, expect, predict, or want that the grandmothers in your family do not know about in detail.''
    Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Listen to Your Grandmother ," (1990).
  • ''I thought about all of us women and how we spend half our lives rebelling against our mothers and the next half rebelling against our daughters.''
    Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Diary of a Mad Grandmother," (1990).
  • I am continually amazed at how old young has become. Didn't we, like our grandchildren, begin with a childhood we thought would never end? Now, all of a sudden, I'm older than my parents were when I t...
    Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Age-Old Conversations," (1990).
  • ''Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to "that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress," and you find that you're the one in the green dress.''
    Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Age-Old Conversations," (1990).
  • ''Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.''
    Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Age-Old Conversations," (1990).
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