"Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Edna Ferber on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Edna Ferber on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Edna Ferber on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Edna Ferber on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Edna Ferber on Helen Keller
"Living the past is a dull and lonely business looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way."
"Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death."
"If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics."
"Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling."