I had led a private life and wanted to die a private death.

— Jean Harris

The most authentic Jean Harris quotes that will activate your desire to change

You learn about gratitude by giving. You learn about humility by receiving, and in the pecking order of human qualities, I'd probably put humility somewhere before gratitude.


It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat.

It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person.


Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with that early on, or you go away.


Overnight I became a cottage industry.


The prison guards are capable of committing daily atrocities and obscenities, smiling the smile of the angels all the while.