Gladys Bronwyn Stern

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Gladys Bronwyn Stern (or GB Stern) (18901973), born Gladys Bertha Stern in London, England, wrote many novels (one of which was turned into a film), short stories, plays, memoirs, biographies and literary criticism.

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  • She was the perfect cliché among dear little old ladies, down to the very lavender bags she placed among her linen.
    • The Room
  • Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 41
  • Man is a complex being who makes deserts bloom and lakes die.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 305
  • One thing that's good about procrastination is that you always have something planned for tomorrow.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 480
  • Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
    • Quoted in The Girl's Book of Positive Quotations By Steve Deger, Leslie Ann Gibson, p. 28

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