Phyllis Mcginley Quotes

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Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful. -Phyllis McGinley
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Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time! -Phyllis McGinley
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Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man. -Phyllis McGinley
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Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure. -Phyllis McGinley
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In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime. -Phyllis McGinley
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Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. -Phyllis McGinley
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A mother's hardest to forgive. Life is the fruit she longs to hand you, Ripe on a plate. And while you live, Relentlessly she understands you. -Phyllis McGinley
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Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. -Phyllis McGinley
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The trouble with gardening is that it does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession. -Phyllis McGinley
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Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause. -Phyllis McGinley
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Of the small gifts of heaven, / It seems to me a more than equal share / At birth was given / To girls with curly hair. -Phyllis McGinley
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Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy -Phyllis McGinley
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A mother's hardest to forgive. Life is the fruit she longs to hand you Ripe on a plate. And while you live, Relentlessly she understands you. -Phyllis McGinley
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Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with one man. -Phyllis McGinley
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Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart. -Phyllis Mcginley
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Stir the eggnog, lift the toddy, Happy New Year everybody. -Phyllis McGinley
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Love or perish
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Gardening has compensations out of all proportion to its goals. It is creation in the pure sense. -Phyllis McGinley
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It's this no-nonsense side of women that is pleasant to deal with. They are the real sportsmen. -Phyllis McGinley
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A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. -Phyllis McGinley
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The mass of men live lives of quiet exasperation. -Phyllis McGinley
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Aunts are discreet, a little shy / By instinct. They forbear to pry ... -Phyllis McGinley
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Scratch any father, you find / Someone chock-full of qualms and romantic terrors, / Believing change is a threat ... -Phyllis McGinley
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