Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.- Forrest Gump
In the end everything is a gag.- Charlie Chaplin
Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.- Marilyn Monroe
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.- L. Frank Baum
If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are.- Terry Pratchett
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|Birth:||18th July, 1902|
|Death:||23rd February, 1984|
Mary Jessamyn West was born in Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA. She was an American novelist and short story writer. She earned a BA degree in English from Whittier College in 1923. She also studied at the University of California, Berkeley and Oxford University. She wrote several novels include: The Friendly Persuasion, The Witch Diggers (Nominations: National Book Award for Fiction), A Matter of Time, Leafy Rivers, and Except for Me and Thee. She wrote several short stories include: Cress Delahanty, and Collected Stories of Jessamyn West. She has written other books include: To see the dream, Love is not what you think (nonfiction), The Quaker Reader, Hide and Seek, The secret look (poetry), The Massacre at Fall Creek (fiction, Won- Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize), The Woman Said Yes (memoir), and Double Discovery.
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