Edna Ferber Quotes

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Edna Ferber Quotes

No one in the United States has the right to own millions of acres of American land, I dont care how they came by it.
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It sounds so far away and different. I like different places. I like any places that isn't here.

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If it's freedom you want, come to Texas. No one there tells you what to do and how you have to do it.

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It's fun telling you tall Texas tales. You always look like a little girl who's hearing Cinderella for the first time.

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Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.

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Any garment which is cut to fit you is much more becoming, even if it is not so splendid as a garment which has been cut to fit somebody not of your stature.

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A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.

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A woman can look both moral and exciting ... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.

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In New York the sky is bluer, and the grass is greener, and the girls are prettier, and the steaks are thicker, and the buildings are higher, and the streets are wider, and the air is finer, than the sky, or the grass, or the girls, or the steaks, or the air of any place else in the world.

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Books should be cherished, like children, books are for the next generation, like children, like history.

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There are ... just two kinds of girls. Those who go down town Saturday nights, and those who don't.

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But I have felt that to be a Jew was, in some ways at least, to be especially privileged.

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I sometimes wonder ... if the land is not destroying the people who inhabit it as the people who inhabit it are destroying the land. A magic continent, a Peculiar Treasure, stuffed with riches, millions in it are starving in the midst of plenty.

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I don't know what it is that makes a writer go to his desk in his shut-off room day after day after year after year unless it is the sure knowledge that not to have done the daily stint of writing that day is infinitely more agonizing than to write.

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