"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Edna Ferber on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Edna Ferber on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Edna Ferber on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Edna Ferber on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Edna Ferber on Abraham Lincoln
"Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle."
"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."