Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(1906-2001) born on
Jun 22
US writer. "She wrote "Listen! The Wind," 1938 and "A Gift From the Sea," 1955, and was the wife of Charles Lindbergh."

"One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few."

"I understand why the saints were rarely married women. It has primarily to do with distractions . . . Woman's normal occupations run counter to creative life, or contemplative life or saintly life."
"We tend not to choose the unknown, which might be a shock or a disappointment or simply a little difficult to cope with. An yet it is the unknown with all its disappointments and surprises that is the most enriching."
Only when a tree has fallen can you take a measure of it. It is the same with a man.
"If one talks to more than four people it is an audience, and one cannot really think or exchange thoughts with an audience."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Gift From The Sea," 1955."
R: "In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992."
A: "In "Reader's Digest," Mar 1993."
N: "In "Reader's Digest," Dec 1989."
K: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."

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