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Eleanor Porter Quotes & Sayings

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It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it? — Eleanor Porter

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Oh, yes; the game was to just find something about everything to be glad about - no matter what 'twas — Eleanor Porter

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You lose such a lot of time just sleeping ... when you might just be living! ... It seems such a pity we can't live nights too. — Eleanor Porter

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I love different folks. — Eleanor Porter

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Of course things you don't know about are always nicer'n things you do, same as the pertater on 'tother side of the plate is always the biggest. — Eleanor Porter

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Oh, yes, nodded Pollyanna, emphatically. He [her father] said he felt better right away, that first day he thought to count 'em. He said if God took the trouble to tell us eight hundred times [in the Bible] to be glad and rejoice, He must want us to do it - SOME. — Eleanor Porter

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I long ago discovered that you can't TELL about Pollyanna. The minute you try to, she sounds priggish and preachy, and
impossible. Yet you and I know she is anything but that. — Eleanor Porter

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My relationship with 'Pollyanna' is a very personal one, because Pollyanna got me through my childhood. — Eleanor Porter

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I should think you could be gladder on Monday mornin' than any other day in the week, because 'twould be a whole week before you'd have another one! — Eleanor Porter

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One day it was about getting married that mother talked with me, and I said I was so glad that when you didn't like being married, or got tired of your husband, you could get Unmarried. — Eleanor Porter

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Oh, but Aunt Polly, Aunt Polly, you haven't left me any time at all just to- to live. — Eleanor Porter

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It isn't given to us to see ends. We can only attend to the beginnings and make them right. — Eleanor Porter

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There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. — Eleanor Porter

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The sun was slowly setting in the west, casting golden beams of light into the somber old room. — Eleanor Porter

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There is something about everything that you can be glad about, if you keep hunting long enough to find it. — Eleanor Porter

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It'll be just lovely for you to play
it'll be so hard. And there's so much more fun when it is hard! — Eleanor Porter

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What men and women need is encouragement. Their natural resisting powers should be strengthened, not weakened ... Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut ... Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out! ... People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts. — Eleanor Porter