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Phyllis McGinley – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Phyllis McGinley

 

Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.

– Phyllis McGinley


Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!

– Phyllis McGinley


Getting along with men isn’t what’s truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man.

– Phyllis McGinley


Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.

– Phyllis McGinley


Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure.

– Phyllis McGinley


In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.

– Phyllis McGinley


Nothing fails like success nothing is so defeated as yesterday’s triumphant Cause.

– Phyllis McGinley