Oliver Herford Quotes (42 quotes)
Attributed. As quoted in: The Country Gentleman, Volume 72, Part 1 (1907), p. 162
As quoted in: The Reader's Digest, Volume 121 (1982), p. 118
The Complete Cynic: Being Bunches of Wisdom Culled from the Calendars of Olive Herford, Ethel Watts Mumford, Addison Mizner (1910 edition)
“Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.”
As quoted in: Speaker's Handbook of Epigrams and Witticisms *(Harper, 1955), p. 198
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOliver Herford
Died: 1935 (aged 72)
Bio: Oliver Herford was an American writer, artist and illustrator who has been called The American Oscar Wilde. As a frequent contributor to The Mentor, Life, and Ladies' Home Journal, he sometimes signed his artwork as O Herford. In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little Book of Bores.