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Muriel Spark was a British novelist, short story writer, and poet. Her most famous work is 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie'. She was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her services to literature.

Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet | British

Born: 1918-02-01 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Died: April 13, 2006 in Florence, Italy

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Muriel Spark

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.

Muriel Spark

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.

Muriel Spark

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