Phyllis Grissim Theroux is a renowned American journalist from San Francisco, California. She is well-known for her works and children books namely ‘California and Other States of Grace’ and ‘Nightlights: Bedtime Stories for Parents in the Dark’. Her other notable works include The Journals of a Keeper, The Book of Eulogies, Giovanni's light and The Black House Along with her written works. She is also the founder of the Nightwriters seminar. She held a regular post of an essayist and columnist at ‘The News Hour’ with Jim Lehrer. We have curated her notable quotes and thoughts from her well-known works. Her thoughts and sayings emphasized on the importance of wisdom, knowledge, learning and self- righteousness. Let us go through some of the most popular quotes from this eminent children book writer.