Minna Antrim

(Minna Thomas Antrim)

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  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

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Minna Thomas Antrim was an American writer. She is famous for the quote "Experience is a great teacher, but she sends in terrific bills."

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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish Miscellaneous
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. Romantic
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward. Women
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift. Women
Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend. Truth
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it. Religion & God
The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh. Life
The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique. Women
There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering. Truth
To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.

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