Quotes from Margaret Lee Runbeck

Quotes from Margaret Lee Runbeck (U.S. author, 1905-1956)
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Margaret Lee Runbeck first appeared in print a few weeks before her thirteenth birthday.

Famous quotations from this well-known author's many writings:
  • Happiness: Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
  • Truth: There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.
  • Charity: Giving is a necessity sometimes... more urgent, indeed, than having.
  • Knowledge: Learning is always rebellion. Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before.
  • Apology: Apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.
  • Imagination: The people who are willing to talk about imagination rarely have much. Imagination is a guilty secret, usually, a passion best kept inside the privacy of one's own skull.
  • Friendship: Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.

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