“When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Phyllis Forbes-Dennis (May 31, 1884 - August 22, 1963) was a British novelist and short story writer who wrote under her birth name, Phyllis Bottome. She was born in Rochester, Kent to an American clergyman, Rev. William Macdonald Bottome and Mary (Leatham) Bottome. She married A.E. Forbes-Dennis in 1917