Edna Ferber — American Novelist born on August 15, 1885, died on April 16, 1968

Edna Ferber was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, and Giant... (wikipedia)

Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in, there's something wrong with American politics.