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Ivy Compton Burnett

5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969

British novelist.


There is more difference within the sexes than between them.


People who have power respond simply. They have no minds but their own.


Time is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary.


My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me.


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