Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Ada Louise Huxtable
(1921-____) born on
US "critic, editor". "She was an architecture critic for the "NY Times," 1963-82; won Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism, 1970; wrote "Pier Luigi Nervi," 1960."

"Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world."

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
"Every creative act draws on the past whether it pretends to or not. It draws on what it knows. There is no such thing, really, as a creative act in a vacuum."
Superfluous curtains that needlessly cover glass would give Salome a lifetime supply of veils.
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "On vacationing in New England, in NY "Times," 29 Sep 77"
R: "On $36-million expansion of Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, in "Saturday Evening Post," 9 May 64"
A: "In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994."
N: "In NY "Times," 30 Jun 63"
K: "On Johnson Presidential Library at the University of Texas in Austin, in NY "Times," 23 May 71"

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