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Sophie Irene Loeb

  • What is Paris? ... Where nobody throws stones, for all live in glass houses.

  • A friend is one who withholds judgment no matter how long you have his unanswered letter.

  • Lives there a man with soul so dead that never to himself has said, 'My life would make a book.'

  • Platonic friendship: — The interval between the introduction and the first kiss.

  • Some people are jewels in the wrong setting.

  • Enough of anything is plenty, but plenty to some people is never enough.

  • The line of least resistance is to most people the lifeline.

  • Riches may not bring happiness, but neither does poverty.

  • The penalty of greatness is to write autographs.

  • It is wise to be sure, but otherwise to be too sure.

  • Never expect too much from a friend and you will never want for one.

  • There are two kinds of trouble: The kind you have and the kind you haven't. There are but few of the first sort, but of the second there is no end.

Sophie Irene Loeb, Russian-born U.S. journalist, social reformer, writer

(1874 - 1929)

Full name: Sophie Irene Simon Loeb.