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Edith Wharton (/ ' i d ' w r t n / ; born Edith Newbold Jones, January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize -winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in years 1927, 1928 and 1930.

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Quote Left When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is either always a tight-rope or a featherbed. Give me a tight-rope. Quote Right
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Quote Left I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and... Quote Right
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Quote Left There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Quote Right
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Quote Left An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Sweedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English-speaking audiences. Quote Right
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