Born: February 1, 1918
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: April 13, 2006
Profile: Best known for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Awarded the title Dame of the British Empire in 1993.
Number of Quotes: 2
Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.