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Mignon G. Eberhart

  • ... and added a request not to worry, which is perhaps the least soothing message capable of human utterance.

  • Murder is a plant of slow growth ...

  • She was tight as the paper on the wall, as a matter of fact.

  • ... contemplating the misfortunes of others does not lighten one's own trouble but instead adds to it.

  • ... there is no gateway to maturity; there is no line that is crossed. Maturity is like a maze, one path leading to another; it is like a great building full of corridors, one turning into another. Did anybody ever reach the end, so there was a clear way ahead, so he could say, now I am rich with knowledge, now I know all the answers?

  • The complexity of human relationships is never simple to follow; it is like intricate lacework, but lacework made of steel.

  • ... murder is not polite.

Mignon G. Eberhart, U.S. writer

(1899 - 1996)

Full name: Mignon Good Eberhart.