Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Agnes Repplier
(1858-1950) born on
Apr 1
US essayist. "She is known for her collections of scholarly essays in "Compromises," 1904."

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F
"It is impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning."

R
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
A
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
N
"In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults!"
K
"Like simplicity and candor, and other much-commented qualities, enthusiasm is charming until we meet it face to face, and cannot escape from its charm."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Times and Tendencies," 1931."
R: ""Compromises, The Luxury of Conversation," 1904."
A: ""In Pursuit of Laughter," 1936."
N: ""Books and Men," "On the Benefits of Superstition," 1888."
K: ""Americans & Others," 1912."


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