Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Edith Wharton
(1862-1937) born on
Jan 24
US "novelist, short-story writer". "She wrote about upper-class New York society in "Ethan Frome," 1911 and "The Age of Innocence," 1920."

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F
"In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears."

R
There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
A
"Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before."
N
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.
K
"After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
R: ""Artemis to Actaeon," 1909."
A: ""The Writing of Fiction," ch. 1."
N: "Letter to Upton Sinclair, 19 Aug 1927; in "The Letters of Edith Wharton," 1988."
K: "Letter, 19 Nov 1907."


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