Bessie Anderson Stanley Quotes

  • Live well laugh often and love much.

    Quoted in John Bartlett, Familiar Quotations, 11th ed. (1937). Often said to be by Ralph Waldo Emerson and to be titled "Success." In fact, however, it was written in 1905 by Stanley and was the firstprize winner in a contest sponsored by the magazine Modern Women. Anthony W. Shipps wrote in Notes and Queries in 1976: "The versions printed in the two local newspapers in 1905 do not agree, and in the many later appearances in print which I have seen, the wording has varied somewhat. However, the

Bessie Anderson Stanley

  • Born: 1879
  • Died: 1952
  • Occupation: Author
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