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Shelley S. Smith

  • ... what costs one dear is inevitably dear to one, it is a logic of human nature.

  • One did not serve on committees for twenty years without developing an invincible technique for dealing with obstructive people and getting one's own way. Perhaps it was that peculiar ability that made one wish to serve on committees in the first instance, feeling the power of oneself as a social servant, organizing hospital welfare and clubs, and 'running' boroughs and councils.

Shelley S. Smith, English writer

(1912 - 1998)

Real name: Nancy Hermione Bodington.