Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Ellen Goodman
(1941-____) born on
Apr 11
US journalist. "She writes the syndicated feature, "At Large," 1976--; won Pulitzer for commentary, 1980."

"We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives . . ., not looking for flaws, but for potential."

"Traditions are the guideposts driven deep into our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of."
Values are not trendy items that are casually traded in.
"We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck . . . But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness."
"There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. I begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over -- and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Reader's Digest," Jan 1991."
R: ""Turning Points.""
A: "In "Reader's Digest.""
N: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
K: The Washington Post Writer's Group.

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