Anna Wickham Quote
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
“Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table.”
―Marilyn vos Savant
Growing Up: A Classic American Childhood (2002)
“I'd always thought her half-baked, but now I think they didn't even put her in the oven.”
―P. G. Wodehouse
Jeeves in the Offing (1960)
Died: 1947 (age 63)
Bio: Anna Wickham was the pseudonym of Edith Alice Mary Harper, a British poet with strong Australian connections. She is remembered as a modernist figure and feminist writer, though one not able to command sustained critical attention in her lifetime.