Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Ruth Draper
(1884-1956) born on
Dec 2
US actress. "She wrote and performed dramatic monologues such as "Opening a Bazaar, Three Generations.""

Try to look at everything through the eyes of a child.

"Number seven . . . What's it meant to be, dear? . . . A "Study"? . . . It doesn't say what of? . . . Well, that's an easy way out for an artist."
"You see -- he's got a perfectly new idea. He never sees his patients. He's not interested in individuals, he prefers to treat a crowd. And he's organized these mass cures . . . And he cures thirty thousand people every Thursday."
He said I was the most sensitive person he had ever seen -- that I belonged to the hyper-hyper type and we rarely survive! . . . They found that the eclair contains everything my system lacks. So I take three a day and I feel like a new woman.
Aren't the artists brave to go out and paint a sea as rough as that? . . . I don't see how he kept his canvas dry?


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Discerning God's Will," 1979."
R: "In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977."
A: ""Doctors and Diets," "The Art of Ruth Draper," 1960."
N: ""Doctors and Diets," The Art of Ruth Draper, 1960."
K: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."

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