Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Emily Carr
(1871-1945) born on
Dec 13
Canadian "artist, writer". "She painted and wrote about British Columbia Indians in "Heart of a Peacock," 1953."

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F
"It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she's something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of."

R
"You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone, yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming."
A
"Twenty can't be expected to tolerate sixty in all things, and sixty gets bored stiff with twenty's eternal love affairs."
N
"You always feel when you look it straight in the eye that you could have put more into it, could have let yourself go and dug harder."
K
"It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr," 1966; entry for 16 Apr 1937."
R: ""Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr." 1966."
A: ""Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr," 1966; entry for 12 Aug 1934."
N: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
K: ""Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr," 1966; entry for 12 Dec 1933."


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