Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Alice Duer Miller
(1874-1942) born on
Jul 28
US "poet, author". "She is best remembered for "White Cliffs," 1941, a long narrative poem extolling Britain's resistance during WW II; also wrote "I Have Loved England.""

People love to talk but hate to listen. You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer.

Men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this . . .
"And now too late, we see these things are one:
The art is sacrifice and self-control
And who loves beauty must be stern of soul."
In a world where England is finished and dead:
I do not wish to live.
"If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -- you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987."
R: ""Are Women People?," 1915."
A: ""An American to France," in "Welcome Home," 1928."
N: ""The White Cliffs," 1941."
K: "In "The Book of Positive Quotations," by John Cook, 1997."

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