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Gladys Bronwyn Stern

British writer
(Redirected from GB Stern)

Gladys Bronwyn Stern (or GB Stern) (18901973), born Gladys Bertha Stern in London, England, wrote many novels (one of which was turned into a film), short stories, plays, memoirs, biographies and literary criticism.

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  • She was the perfect cliché among dear little old ladies, down to the very lavender bags she placed among her linen.
    • The Room
  • Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 41
  • Man is a complex being who makes deserts bloom and lakes die.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 305
  • One thing that's good about procrastination is that you always have something planned for tomorrow.
    • Quoted in Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks By Karen Weekes, p. 480
  • Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
    • Quoted in The Girl's Book of Positive Quotations By Steve Deger, Leslie Ann Gibson, p. 28

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