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Marguerite Kelly

  • Although we consider parents the king and queen of a family, we think they must respect their subjects now, if only to avoid the guillotine later.

    • Marguerite Kelly,
    • in Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons, The Mother's Almanac ()
  • Each child has one extra line to your heart, which no other child can replace.

    • Marguerite Kelly,
    • in Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons, The Mother's Almanac ()
  • Sometimes we think a ménage à trois would be easier than an old marriage and a new baby.

    • Marguerite Kelly,
    • in Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons, The Mother's Almanac ()
  • Every child tries to rule the house, but you'll never meet the child who really wants to, and you'll pity the one who does, for he is never happy.

    • Marguerite Kelly,
    • in Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons, The Mother's Almanac ()
  • There are days and weeks, as we all have learned, when only sex and good manners hold a marriage together. With a child there is only good manners.

    • Marguerite Kelly,
    • in Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons, The Mother's Almanac ()

Marguerite Kelly, U.S. writer

(1932)

Full name: Marguerite Lelong Kelly.