Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Anne Tyler
(1941-____) born on
Oct 25
US "novelist, short-story writer". Her comedies of manners are marked by compassionate wit and precise details of domestic life.

"I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. . . . I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?"

"While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put."
"It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from."
My family can always tell when I'm well into a novel because the meals get very crummy.
People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Macon Leary, in "The Accidental Tourist," ch. 9, 1985."
R: ""The Accidental Tourist," in "Christian Science Monitor," 4 Oct 1985."
A: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
N: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
K: ""Celestial Navigation," 1974."

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