Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(1850-1919) born on
Nov 5
US "writer, poet, journalist". "She wrote 40 volumes of sentimental verse including "Solitude.""

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F
The splendid discontent of God
With chaos made the world.

R
"There is new strength, repose of mind, and inspiration in fresh apparel."
A
One ship drives east and another drives west
With the selfsame winds that flow.
'Tis the set of sails and not the gales
Which tells us the way to go.
N
"Tis easy enough to be pleasant,
When life flows along like a song;
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong."
K
"Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Discontent," "The Collected Poems," 1917."
R: "In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991."
A: ""Winds of Fate.""
N: "In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991."
K: ""Solitude," st. 1."


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