Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

George Sand
(1804-1876) born on
Jul 1
French author. "She was noted for her rustic novel, "Lelia" (1833), her unconventionality and her liaison with Chopin."

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F
"He who draws noble delights from the sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life."

R
"Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, and one's inner happiness."
A
"The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession."
N
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
K
"One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Haunted Pool," ch. 2, 1851."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: "Letter, 4 Mar 1831; in "The Letters of George Sand," 1930."
N: "In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987."
K: ""Final Comment by George Sand," Sep 1868."


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