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Adela Rogers St. Johns

  • I think every woman is entitled to a middle husband she can forget.

    • Adela Rogers St. Johns,
    • in The Los Angeles Times ()
  • After all, God made man and then said I can do better than that and made woman.

  • I think death has a right to its own courage and dignity and self-respect.

  • If you have tenderness, nothing else matters. If you don't have tenderness, nothing else matters.

  • ... it is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it argues an infirmity of character to stick to it.

  • A great many of us have confused change with progress.

  • Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness — happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

  • The motion picture is the people's Art ...

  • ... death is a door life opens ...

  • Woman's work as a listener is never done. ... I thought I'd spent too much of my life listening for some damn man — for my father and now for my husband.

    • Adela Rogers St. Johns,
    • in Cari Beauchamp, Without Lying Down ()
  • There is so little difference between husbands; you might as well keep the first.

    • Adela Rogers St. Johns

Adela Rogers St. Johns, U.S. journalist, screenwriter, novelist

(1894 - 1988)

Full name: Adela Nora Rogers St. Johns.