Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Helen Hunt Jackson
(1830-1885) born on
Oct 15
US "novelist, poet, essayist". "She was an activist for Native American rights; wrote "Ramona," 1884."

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F
Find me the men on earth who care
Enough for faith or creed today
To seek a barren wilderness
For simple liberty to pray.

R
"That indescribable expression peculiar to people who hope they have not been asleep, but know they have."
A
The mighty are brought low by many a thing
Too small to name. Beneath the daisy's disk
Lies hid the pebble for the fatal sling.
N
"Oh, write of me, not "Died in bitter pains,"
But "Emigrated to another star!""
K
There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Pilgrim Forefathers," St. 5, n.d."
R: ""Ramona ," Ch. 14, 1884."
A: ""Danger," n.d."
N: ""Emigravit," 1875); in "An American Anthology," by Edmund Clarence Stedman, 1906."
K: ""Ramona ," Ch. 13, 1884."


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