Minna Antrim Quotes

Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901).
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901).
To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 60 (1901).
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 99 (1901).
When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.
Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901).
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 37 (1901).
The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901).
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 16 (1901).
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 9 (1901).
Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.
Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 41 (1901).