Mary Higgins Clark Quote
While My Pretty One Sleeps (2000 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9780743206174
Kitchen Privileges: A Memoir (2002 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9780743206334
“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”
According to "The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1860" (Rutgers University Press, 1953), "tradition has come to attribute to the Clinton speeches [September 1858 speech in Clinton, Illinois] one of Lincoln's most famous utterances..." - Although, according to "They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions" (Oxford University Press, May 18, 1989), there is no substantial evidence to support the attribution.
“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.”
Report to Greco (1965). This quote is sometimes misattributed to Franz Kafka.
“Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them-and then you destroy yourself.”
Farewell Speech, August 9, 1974
“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
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMary Higgins Clark
Born: December 24, 1929 (age 86)
Occupation: Author, novelist
Bio: Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney, known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, is an American author of suspense novels. Each of her 42 books has been a bestseller in the United States and various European countries, and all of her novels remained in print as of 2007, with her debut suspense novel, Where Are The Children, in its seventy-fifth printing.
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