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“Anything that Maggie did not understand she feared; and anything she feared she derided.”
“... the road to Hollywood seems always to be a one-way street. First-rate writers go out there and make a success in pictures. But whoever knew the man who made a success in pictures and left the place to become a first-rate writer?”
“Men in Hollywood don't think of women in connection with talking, my sweet, whether rationally or otherwise. A woman is either a babe, a name in pictures, or your own wife.”
“Of all the divisions between man and man — rich and poor, black and white, east and west — it seemed as though none was so complete as that between the sick and the well. The living and the dead were closer.”
“About the two most cruel words in the English language are too late ...”
Helen Howe, U.S. writer
(1905 - 1975)
Full name: Helen Huntington Howe.