Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Catherine Drinker Bowen
(1897-1973) born on
Jan 1
US writer. "She wrote the best-selling "John Adams and the American Revolution," 1950."

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F
"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind."

R
Chamber music -- a conversation between friends.
A
"For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word."
N
"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them."
K
Great artists treasure their time with a bitter and snarling miserliness.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In the "Atlantic," Dec 57."
R: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
A: ""Adventures of a Biographer," ch. 11 1946."
N: ""Atlantic," Dec 1957."
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.


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