William McFee was born 15 June 1881, and died 2 July 1966
- If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
- A young man must let his ideas grow, not be continually rooting them up to see how they are getting on.
- It is so much easier to tell intimate things in the dark.
- The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
- People don’t ever seem to realise that doing what’s right, writes no guarantee against misfortune.
- There is nothing like an odour to stir memories.
William McFee was an English-American writer of sea stories. He wrote books like Captain Macedoine’s Daughter.
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