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Evelyn E. Smith

  • If you are not inherently well organized, she had learned, it is important to be as inflexible as you can.

  • ... she'd been brought up never to offend anyone unless you did it on purpose.

  • There is no animal lazier than a cat.

  • It is easier to learn a bad habit than to break one. It is easier to break a good habit than to learn one.

  • They smiled at each other with hatred in their hearts — the normal landlord-tenant relationship in New York; perhaps the normal landlord-tenant relationship anywhere.

  • That's always the way when you discover something new; everybody thinks you're crazy.

    • Evelyn E. Smith,
    • "The Martian and the Magician," in Isaac Asimov, ed., Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales ()

Evelyn E. Smith, U.S. writer, crossword creator

(1922 - 2000)

Occasionally wrote as Delphine C. Lyons.