Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Gertrude Stein
(1874-1946) born on
Feb 3
US author. "She organized a writer's salon in Paris for post- WW I American expatriates known as the "Lost Generation.""

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F
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

R
"It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing."
A
Nature is commonplace. Imitation is more interesting.
N
Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.
K
"I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear readers, are an after-thought."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Reflection on the Atomic Bomb," 1946; also in "Readings in World Politics," ed. R. A. Goldwin, 1959."
R: ""Everybody's Autobiography," 1937."
A: "In "My Autobiography," ch. 20, by Charlie Chaplin, 1964."
N: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
K: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."


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