Ring Lardner

1885 - 1933

A Quote by Ring Lardner on editors, good, mistakes, temptation, and writers

A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.

Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933)

Source: How to Write Short Stories, 1924

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A Quote by Ring Lardner on losing

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"Are you lost, daddy?" I asked tenderly. "Shut up," he explained.

Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933)

Source: The Young Immigrunts

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A Quote by Ring Lardner on future

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They gave each other a smile with a future in it.

Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933)

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A Quote by Ring Lardner

He gave her a look you could have poured on a waffle.

Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933)

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