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Jessamyn West Quotes

(1903-1984), American Author

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Category: Books And Reading

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

Category: Irony

To meet at all, one must open ones eyes to another; and there is no true conversation no matter how many words are spoken, unless the eye, unveiled and listening, opens itself to the other.

Category: Listening

It's very easy to forgive others their mistakes, it takes more gut and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

Category: Mistakes

If you want a baby, have a new one. Don't baby the old one.

Category: Parents And Parenting

I have done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.

Category: Truth