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Booth Tarkington (born as Newton Booth Tarkington) was a famous Novelist from USA, who lived between July 29, 1869 and May 19, 1946. He became 76 years old.

Biography

Newton Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and playwright best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons, 1918 (The magnificent Ambersons, 1919) and Alice Adams, 1921.

Tarkington was born in Indianapolis, the son of John S. Tarkington and Elizabeth Booth Tarkington. He was named after his uncle Newton Booth, who was then governor of California. He studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, Purdue University and Princeton University. Then he studied at Princeton, he published Nassau Literary Magazine, was a member of Ivy Club and formed the Princeton Triangle Club.

He was one of America's most popular writers of his time, with the novels The Two Vanrevels and Mary's Neck at the annual American bestseller list nine times.

Tarkingtons most famous work today is The Magnificent Ambersons, partly because of Orson Welles's film of the 1942 and its frequent occurrence on Modern Library's top-100 list of novels. It was the second volume in Tarkingtons Growth trilogy, which follows America's emergence and the once mighty aristocratic Amberson family dynasty years following the Civil War until World War One.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 7 quotes who is written / told by Booth.

Related authors: Orson Welles

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Famous quotes by Booth Tarkington (7)


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"He had not yet learned that the only safe male rebuke to a scornful female is to stay away from her - especially if that is what she desires"
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"Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age"
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"Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium"
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"Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions"
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"There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink"
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"So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some"
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"An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband"


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