Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Eleanor H. Porter
(1868-1920) born on
Dec 19
US novelist. "She is best remembered as the author of "Polyanna," 1912."

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F
""Oh, yes, the game was to just find something about everything to be glad about -- not matter what twas," rejoined Pollyanna earnestly. "And we began right then -- on the crutches.""

R
""I can't see anythin, ter be glad about -- gettin, a pair of crutches when you wanted a doll!" . . .
"Goosey! Why, just be glad because you don,t -- need ##em! . . .""
A
""Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out . . . People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.""
N
""What men and women need is encouragement. . . . Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits.""
K
"You breathe all the time you're sleep, but you aren't living. I mean living -- doing the things you want to do . . . . That's what I call living, Aunt Polly. Just breathing isn't Iiving!""

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
R: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
A: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
N: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
K: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 7, 1912."


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