Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Anna Letitia Barbauld
(1743-1825) born on
Jun 20
English "poet, writer". "She was one of the foremost radical intellectual women of her time; edited the fifty volumes of "The British Novelists," 1810."

You speak of beginning the education of your son. The moment he was able to form an idea his education was already begun. . . .

The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.
"The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life"
"It would be difficult to determine whether the age is growing better or worse; for I think our plays are growing like sermons, and our sermons like plays."
"When one by one our ties are torn,
And friend from friend is snatched forlorn;
When man is left alone to mourn,
Oh! then how sweet it is to die!"


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""On Education," "Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose," 1773."
R: ""Poems," 1792."
A: ""Expectations," "Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose," 1773."
N: "Letter to Miss E. Belshan, later Mrs. Kenrick, 1 7 Feb 1771; "The Works of Anna Letitia Barbauld," Vol. I, 1826."
K: ""A Thought on Death.""

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