Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Annie Dillard
(1945-____) born on
Apr 30
US author. "She won a Pulitzer prize for "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek", 1975."

"I startled a weasel who startled me, and we exchanged a long glance. . . . Our eyes locked, and someone threw away the key."

"Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark."
"Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles."
A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.
You can't test courage cautiously.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Teaching a Stone to Talk," 1982."
R: ""The Writing Life.""
A: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
N: ""The Writing Life," 1989."
K: ""Pilgrim at Tinker Creek," ch. 6, 1974."

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