About Carolyn Wells:
Carolyn Wells was an American author and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, she was the daughter of William E. and Anna Wells. She died at the Flower-Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City in 1942.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
What is the use of having an imagination if you can't make it work for you?
Take care of your common sense, and your dignity will take care of itsself
Of two evils choose the prettier.
A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.
A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued.