Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Dorothy L. Sayers
(1893-1957) born on
Jun 13
English author. "She wrote sophisticated detective stories featuring the amateur sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, e.g., "Strong Poison," 1930."

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F
"Books . . . are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development."

R
"She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away."
A
"Very dangerous things, theories."
N
A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven't got any of your own.
K
Those who make some other person their job . . . are dangerous.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994."
R: "Bunter, in "Clouds of Witness," ch. 4, 1926."
A: ""The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club.""
N: "In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994."
K: "In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994."


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