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Margery Closey Quigley

  • Don't talk 'baby-talk,' even to babies. Murder is almost justified in the case of the 'baby-talker.'

    • Margery Closey Quigley,
    • in Mary E. Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, Etiquette Every Child Should Know ()
  • Money is an accident. Now you and your family have it; now you haven't.

    • Margery Closey Quigley,
    • in Mary E. Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, Etiquette Every Child Should Know ()
  • The coöperative tribute or gift is the bane of every school and office. The person who proposes it ought to be shot at sunrise as an example.

    • Margery Closey Quigley,
    • in Mary E. Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, Etiquette Every Child Should Know ()
  • ... a person must not eat to satiety, but must leave the table a trifle hungry. An hour after one has eaten, he finds that the 'still hungry feeling' is usually gone.

    • Margery Closey Quigley,
    • in Mary E. Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, Etiquette Every Child Should Know ()

Margery Closey Quigley, U.S. writer

(1886 - 1968)