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Vera Brittain
Born (1893-12-29)29 December 1893
Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Died 29 March 1970(1970-03-29) (aged 76)
Wimbledon, London, England


Nationality British
Alma mater Somerville College, Oxford


Notable works Testament of Youth
Children John Brittain-Catlin
Shirley Williams

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
Vera Brittain
I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
Vera Brittain
There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
Vera Brittain