Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Elizabeth Janeway
(1913-____) born on
Oct 7
US writer. "Her writings include "Powers of the Weak," 1980 and "Cross Sections: From a Decade of Change," 1982."

"As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular, anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favor."

"I admire people who are suited to the contemplative life. . . . They can sit inside themselves like honey in a jar and just be. It's wonderful to have someone like that around, you always feel you can count on them."
"In this nadir of poetic repute, when the only verse that most people read from one year's end to the next is what appears on greetings cards, it is well for us to stop and consider our poets. . . . Poets are the leaven in the lump of civilization."
Such simplicity cannot be taught. But it can be denied and lost.
"If one is going to change things, one has to make a fuss and catch the eye of the world."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Writer's Book," ch. 32, ed. by Helen Hull, 1950."
R: ""Accident on Route 37," "Elizabeth Jowett," 1964."
A: "In "The Writer's Book," ch. 30, ed. by Helen Hull, 1950."
N: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
K: "In "Open Secrets," 1972."

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