Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Fannie Hurst

American Novelist

"It takes a clever man to turn cynic and a wise man clever enough not to."

"A woman has to be twice as good as a man to go half as far."

"Any writer worth the name is always getting into one thing or getting out of another thing."

"Sex is a discovery."

"Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it."

"I'm not happy when I'm writing, but I'm more unhappy when I'm not."

"Few enjoy noisy overcrowded functions. But they are a gesture of goodwill on the part of host or hostess, and also on the part of guests who submit to them."