Eleanor Porter Quotes

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Eleanor Porter Quotes

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars.
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My relationship with 'Pollyanna' is a very personal one, because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.

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One day it was about getting married that mother talked with me, and I said I was so glad that when you didn't like being married, or got tired of your husband, you could get Unmarried.

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Eleanor Porter Quotes: Its funny how dogs and cats know the
It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it?

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What men and women need is encouragement. Their natural resisting powers should be strengthened, not weakened ... Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut ... Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out! ... People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.

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Be glad. Be good. Be brave.

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The sun was slowly setting in the west, casting golden beams of light into the somber old room.

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Eleanor Porter Quotes: There was a thoughtful frown on the face
There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars.

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Oh, yes, nodded Pollyanna, emphatically. He [her father] said he felt better right away, that first day he thought to count 'em. He said if God took the trouble to tell us eight hundred times [in the Bible] to be glad and rejoice, He must want us to do it - SOME.

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Oh, but Aunt Polly, Aunt Polly, you haven't left me any time at all just to- to live.

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I long ago discovered that you can't TELL about Pollyanna. The minute you try to, she sounds priggish and preachy, and
impossible. Yet you and I know she is anything but that.

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Eleanor Porter Quotes: Of course things you dont know about are
Of course things you don't know about are always nicer'n things you do, same as the pertater on 'tother side of the plate is always the biggest.

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I should think you could be gladder on Monday mornin' than any other day in the week, because 'twould be a whole week before you'd have another one!

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You lose such a lot of time just sleeping ... when you might just be living! ... It seems such a pity we can't live nights too.

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It isn't given to us to see ends. We can only attend to the beginnings and make them right.

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Eleanor Porter Quotes: Itll be just lovely for you to play itll
It'll be just lovely for you to play
it'll be so hard. And there's so much more fun when it is hard!

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Oh, yes; the game was to just find something about everything to be glad about-no matter what 'twas

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There is something about everything that you can be glad about, if you keep hunting long enough to find it.

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Just breathing isn't living!

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Eleanor Porter Quotes: I love different folks
I love different folks.

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