Newton Booth Tarkington, 1869 - 1946
Library of Congress collection (1922)
Born: 29 July 1869, Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: 19 May 1946, Indianapolis, Indiana
Biography from Wikipedia
Booth Tarkington quotes:
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- Gossip's a nasty thing, but it's sickly, and if people of good intentions will let it entirely alone, it will die, ninety-nine times out of a hundred. permalink
- The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody. permalink
- There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink. permalink
- There is a fertile stretch of flat lands in Indiana where unagarian Eastern travelers, glancing from car windows, shudder and return their eyes to interior upholstery, preferring even the swaying caparisons of a Pullman to the monotony without. permalink
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