Anna Wickham Quote
“Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!”
At a dinner honoring West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, as reported in The New York Times (10 June 1973)
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”
The beauty of friendship by Kahlil Gibran, Hallmark Cards, 1978 - ISBN: 9780875295589
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.