Quotes by Ruth Sawyer

"She believed that friendships, to begin well, had to stand on mutual information and lots of it."

"Children interested Miss Peters, especially when she found one that had not been run into a mold or cut out of a given piece of cloth and made up like a flannel rabbit."

"..."You're getting a sort of vaccination this year. If you don't know it now, you'll find it out some day. But it's going to keep you from dying of a terrible disease."
Lucinda was filled with amazement… "What is the disease, Uncle Earle?" she asked solemnly.
"Snobbishness-priggishness-the Social Register. I don't care a damn what you call it, Snoodie, as long as you get your antitoxin before the disease gets you."

Books by Ruth Sawyer

  • The Year of Jubilo
  • 87 ratings
  • March 1st 1970 by Dell Publishing Company

    (first published 1940)

Ruth Sawyer
  • Ruth Sawyer

  • Date of birth: August 05, 1880
  • Died: June 03, 1970
  • Born: in Boston, MA, The United States.

  • Description: Ruth Sawyer, was an American storyteller and a writer of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. She may be best known as the author of Roller Skates, which won the 1937 Newbery Medal.