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Evelyn E. Smith
“If you are not inherently well organized, she had learned, it is important to be as inflexible as you can.”
“... she'd been brought up never to offend anyone unless you did it on purpose.”
“There is no animal lazier than a cat.”
“It is easier to learn a bad habit than to break one. It is easier to break a good habit than to learn one.”
“They smiled at each other with hatred in their hearts — the normal landlord-tenant relationship in New York; perhaps the normal landlord-tenant relationship anywhere.”
“That's always the way when you discover something new; everybody thinks you're crazy.”
Evelyn E. Smith, U.S. writer, crossword creator
(1922 - 2000)
Occasionally wrote as Delphine C. Lyons.