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Ursula Nordstrom

  • [When questioned about her credentials as a children's book editor:] Well, I am a former child, and I haven't forgotten a thing.

    • Ursula Nordstrom,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, ed., Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom ()
  • I've been working for over 40 years and the worst curse I could put on any man is: 'In your next life may you be born a talented and creative woman.'

    • Ursula Nordstrom,
    • 1974, in Leonard S. Marcus, ed., Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom ()
  • I don't know any children's book publishing people who have a Rolls Royce ...

    • Ursula Nordstrom,
    • 1974, in Leonard S. Marcus, ed., Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom ()
  • And never forget that what you told me is something only you know about — no one else knows just what you know about anything.

    • Ursula Nordstrom,
    • in Leonard S. Marcus, ed., Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom ()

Ursula Nordstrom, U.S. publisher, editor, writer

(1910 - 1988)