Myrtle Reed Quotes (3 quotes)
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
Three Guineas (1938)
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
Born: September 27, 1874
Died: August 17, 1911 (aged 36)
Occupation: Author, poet, journalist
Bio: Myrtle Reed was an American author, poet, journalist, and philanthropist, the daughter of author Elizabeth Armstrong Reed and the preacher Hiram von Reed. She wrote a number of bestsellers and even published a series of cookbooks under the pseudonym Olive Green.
Quote of the day
“We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.”