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Edith P. Begner
“When someone behaves unreasonably ... paradoxically there's always a reason.”
“Every human being has the right to choose his own end.”
“... Miss Forsyth was the first to admit that she alone was blessed with a hole in her head through which all learning seeped out, like puffs of smoke.”
“There had to be a sixth sense to deep friendship, and it was only in time of trouble that one had the opportunity to perceive the rarity of what was being offered.”
“All the grandiose hopes of youth boil lower and lower with time ... but it's only the vapor that flies away; the essence is still there, increasingly rich and more savory for the absence of all that steam.”
Edith P. Begner, U.S. writer
(1918 - 1989)