Isabelle Holland Quote
“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”
―Frank Lloyd Wright
New York Times Magazine, October 1953
“In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.”
Rahel Varnhagen: the life of a Jewess (1997 edition), Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
“It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.”
As quoted in The Book of Poisonous Quotes (1993) edited by Colin Jarman, p. 232.
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
Born: June 16, 1920
Died: February 9, 2002 (age 81)
Bio: Isabelle Christian Holland was an author of children and adult fiction. Her father was the American Consul in Liverpool, England during WWII. She moved to America in 1940 due to the war. She wrote gothic novels, adult mysteries, romantic thrillers and many books for children and young adults.
Quote of the day
“Life is short. Art, or something not life, is long, stretching out endless, like concrete worm. Flat, white, unsmoothed by any passage over or across it. Here I stand. But no longer.”