Edward Bok Quotes (4 quotes)
“An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person's main task in life—becoming a better person.”
Path of Life (1909)
“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”
Chance (1913), part II, Chapter 5
“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”
As quoted in: Vanity Fair, Volume 54 (1991), p. 136
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdward Bok
Died: 1930 (aged 67)
Bio: Edward William Bok was a Dutch born American editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was editor of the Ladies Home Journal for thirty years. Bok is credited with coining the term living room as the name for room of a house that had commonly been called the parlor or drawing room. He also created Bok Tower Gardens in central Florida.