"Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Phyllis McGinley on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Phyllis McGinley on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Phyllis McGinley on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Phyllis McGinley on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Phyllis McGinley on William Shakespeare
"Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone."
"Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful."
"Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure."
"In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime."
"Nothing fails like success nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause."