Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Adelaide A. Proctor
(1825-1864) born on
English "poet, activist". "Her poems include creative inspiration such as "Dreams grow holy put in action," in "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869."

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F
"One by one the sands are flowing, One by one the moments fall;
Some are coming, some are going; Do not strive to grasp them all."

R
"No star is ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been."
A
"Seated one day at the organ,
I was weary and ill at ease,
And my fingers wandered idly
Over the noisy keys.
But 1 struck one chord of music
Like the sound of a great Amen."
N
See how time makes all grief decay.
K
I know too well the poison and the sting
Of things too sweet.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""One by One," St. 1, "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869."
R: ""Legend of Provence," Legends and Lyrics, 1858."
A: ""A Lost Chord," Legends and Lyrics, 1858."
N: ""Life in Death," "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869."
K: ""Per Pacem ad Lucem," "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869."


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