Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Barbara Tuchman
(1912-1989) born on
Jan 30
US historian. "She is known for her Pulitzer prize-winning historical books, e.g., "The Guns of August.""

"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill."

"To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse."
"What his imagination is to the poet, facts are to the historian. His exercise of judgment comes in their selection, his art in their arrangement."
Honor wears different coats to different eyes.
"To be a bestseller is not necessarily a measure of quality, but it is a measure of communication."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Authors' League Bulletin," 1 Nov 1979."
R: ""Practising History," "The Houses of Research," 1981."
A: "Book review in "New York Times," 1964."
N: ""The Guns of August," 1962."
K: "Speeh, 1966."

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