Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Doris Lessing
(1919-____) born on
Oct 22
English "author, playwright". "Her works concern people in social and political upheaval;"Children of Violence," 1951-69."

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F
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.

R
Small things amuse small minds.
A
"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way."
N
"In the writing process, the more the story cooks, the better. The brain works for you even when you are at rest. I find dreams particularly useful. . . . You can only learn to be a better writer by actually writing."
K
"What's terrible is to pretend that the second-rate is first-rate, that you don't need love when you do or that you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Martha Quest," pt. III, ch. 2."
R: ""A Woman on a Roof,' in "A Man and Two Women.""
A: ""The Four-Gated City," 1969."
N: "In "The New York Times," 22 Apr 1984."
K: "In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997."


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