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“... I wrestled with reality for forty years, and I am happy to state that I finally won out over it.”
“Dr. Chumley, my mother used to say to me, 'In this world, Elwood' — she always called me Elwood — she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh, so smart or oh, so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant.”
“... nobody ever brings anything small into a bar.”
“It's quite possible to leave your home for a walk in the early morning air and return a different person — beguiled, enchanted.”
Mary Chase, U.S. playwright, screenwriter, journalist
(1907 - 1981)
Full name: Mary Coyle Chase.