Edith Wharton Quotes

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Born: January 24, 1862, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France, August 11, 1937
Occupation: Author

Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
- Edith Wharton

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.
- Edith Wharton

Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
- Edith Wharton

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
- Edith Wharton

The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.
- Edith Wharton

There are moments when a man's imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny.
- Edith Wharton

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton

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