Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Rebecca West
(1892-1983) born on
Dec 25
Irish "author, journalist". "Her works include "The Meaning of Treason," 1949 and "The Fountain Overflows," 1957."

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F
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

R
The trouble with man is twofold. He cannot learn the truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
A
"If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: 'It seemed like a good idea at the time.'"
N
Journalism - an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.
K
Any authentic work of art must start as an argument between the artist and his audience.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Glimpses of the Great," by A L Rowse 1986."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: "In "The New York Times," 2 Oct 1977."
N: "The New York Herald Tribune," 22 April 1956"
K: ""The Court and the Castle," pt. 1, ch. 1, 1957."


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