Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Eleanor H. Porter
(1868-1920) born on
Dec 19
US novelist. "She is best remembered as the author of "Polyanna," 1912."

""Oh, yes, the game was to just find something about everything to be glad about -- not matter what twas," rejoined Pollyanna earnestly. "And we began right then -- on the crutches.""

""I can't see anythin, ter be glad about -- gettin, a pair of crutches when you wanted a doll!" . . .
"Goosey! Why, just be glad because you don,t -- need ##em! . . .""
""Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out . . . People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.""
""What men and women need is encouragement. . . . Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits.""
"You breathe all the time you're sleep, but you aren't living. I mean living -- doing the things you want to do . . . . That's what I call living, Aunt Polly. Just breathing isn't Iiving!""


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
R: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
A: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
N: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912."
K: ""Pollyanna," Ch. 7, 1912."

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