Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Margaret Fuller
(1810-1850) born on
May 23
US "critic, social reformer, writer". "She was the first U.S. foreign correspondent and a women's rights leader who edited "The Dial", 1840-42."

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F
"Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife."

R
"The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, and spiritual in tendency."
A
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
N
"It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant."
K
Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Memoirs.""
R: ""The Great Lawsuit," in "The Dial," Jul 1843."
A: ""At Home and Abroad," 1856."
N: ""Art, Literature and the Drama," "The Modern Drama," 1858."
K: "Letter, 20 Dec 1840, in "The Feminist Papers," 1973."


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