Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Margaret Oliphant
(1828-1897) born on
Apr 4
Scottish writer. "Her books on English society included "Salem Chapel," 1876."

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F
"As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke."

R
Imagination is the first faculty wanting in those that do harm to their kind.
A
[E]mbarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever . . .
N
"It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art."
K
"Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Clarence Copperhead, in "Phoebe, Junior," ch. 26, "Chronicles of Carlingford bk. 5," 1876."
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "Miss Marjoribanks in "Miss Marjoribanks," ch. 38, "Chronicles of Carlingford," bk. 4, 1866."
N: ""The Heir Presumptive and the Heir Apparent," Preface, 1892."
K: "Miss Marjoribanks in "Miss Marjoribanks," ch. 38, "Chronicles of Carlingford," bk. 4, 1866."


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