Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Edna Ferber
(1885-1968) born on
Aug 15
US novelist. "Her best-selling novels included "So Big: Show Boat," 1926, "Giant," 1952."

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F
Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.

R
"I think that in order to write really well and convincingly, one must he somewhat poisoned by emotion. Dislike, displeasure, resentment, faultfinding, imagination, passionate remonstrance, a sense of injustice -- they all make fine fuel."
A
Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets.
N
"Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. . . . But amusing? Never."
K
"Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death -- fascinating, cruel, lavish, warm, cold, treacherous constant."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  From an Internet collection of quotations.
R: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
A: ""Giant.""
N: ""A Peculiar Treasure," ch. 1, 1939."
K: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."


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