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Helen Howe

  • 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.