Anna Wickham Quote
“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
“Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.”
―John Stuart Mill
As quoted in "Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 60" (1880): "It was the perception of it which made John Stuart Mill assert that while all conservatives are not stupid, all stupid people are conservative."
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.”
The Portrait of a Lady (1881), Chapter XXIII
Died: 1947 (aged 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.