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Nelia Gardner White
“We are not so sure anything is evil or good any more. But when you are a child, you know. The ogre and the princess have their right place. You make no excuses for the ogre. You do not say that, after all, the ogre was raised in a bad environment; that, after all, his mother spoiled him; that, after all, he has his good side. Evil is evil and good is good ...”
“... perhaps children never, never come close to their parents, so intent are they on the escape from them. For it is right to escape, that I know. That is the whole business of youth, not to be swallowed up by the adults who reared us.”
“Some folks just don't seem to realize, when they're moaning about not getting prayers answered, that no is the answer.”
Nelia Gardner White, U.S. writer
(1894 - 1957)