Stanley Gordon West

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Stanley Gordon West (1932-2015) was an American author.


Misattributed[edit]

  • Smile, and the world smiles with you; cry, and you cry alone
    • The original quote "Laugh and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone" is found in Ella Wheeler's poem "Solitude" (1883).[1]
    • A variant of this quote (with "weep" rather than "cry") is found in the 1892 novel Prince Arengzeba.[2]

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