Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms alone they pose at the mirror shoulders bare trying this way and that their hair or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.

Phyllis McGinley Loneliness Quote

Please to put a nickel please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!

Phyllis McGinley Christmas Quote

Of one thing I am certain the body is not the measure of healing peace is the measure.

Phyllis McGinley Peace Quote

Nothing fails like success nothing is so defeated as yesterday’s triumphant Cause.

Phyllis McGinley Success Quote

Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the pretty yoke it becomes us to be grateful.

Phyllis McGinley Marriage Quote

In Australia not reading poetry is the national pastime.

Phyllis McGinley Poetry Quote

Getting along with men isn’t what’s truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man one man.

Phyllis McGinley Knowledge Quote