Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Marianne Moore
(1887-1972) born on
Nov 15
US "poet, editor". "She was noted for witty intelligent poems in "Observations," 1924; won Pulitzer for "Collected Poems," 1951."

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F
I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it.

R
"Poetry: Not til poets among us can be 'literalists of imagination' -- above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, 'imaginary gardens with real toads in them,' shall we have it."
A
It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.
N
A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
K
"Impatience is the mark of independence,
not of bondage."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "New York Mirror," 31 May 1959."
R: "In "Say It Again," by Dorothy Uris, 1979."
A: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
N: ""Writers at Work," 1963."
K: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."


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