Winifred Holtby Quotes (5 quotes)
“Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.”
The Note-books of Anton Tchekhov (1921 edition), translated by Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf, p. 13
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (1925)
“I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - the sinners are much more fun.”
As quoted in: "Beowulf to Beatles & Beyond: The Varieties of Poetry" (Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Division, 1981) by David R. Pichaske, p. 131
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWinifred Holtby
Born: June 23, 1898
Died: September 29, 1935 (aged 37)
Bio: Winifred Holtby was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding about a Yorkshire community struggling with the Depression of the 1930s.
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