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
“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
“Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words, which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed by the animal spirits into the muscles of the face, raises the cockles of the heart.”
The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D. D. Arranged by Thomas Sheridan (J. Johnson, 1803), p. 125, "The Art of Punning"
“Absolute discretion is a ruthless master. It is more destructive of freedom than any of man's other inventions.”
―William O. Douglas
Dissenting, United States v. Wunderlich, 342 U.S. 98, 101 (1951).
“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.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMary Higgins Clark
Born: December 24, 1929 (age 87)
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.