Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Natalia Ginzburg
(1916-1991) born on
Jul 14
Italian author. "She was the novelist of many family-slanted books, including "The City and the House", 1987."

Children should be taught not the little virtues but the great ones. Not thrift but generosity and an indifference to money; not caution but courage and a contempt for danger; not a desire for success but a desire to be and to know.

Every day silence harvests its victims. Silence is a mortal illness.
"As soon as we see our dreams betrayed we realize that the intensest joys of our life have nothing to do with reality, and we are consumed with regret for the time when they glowed within us. And in this succession of hopes and regrets our life slips by."
"When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country, walking along streets that she has known since she was a child, between walls and trees that are hers."
"Today, as never before, the fates of men are so intimately linked to one another that a disaster for one is a disaster for everybody."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Little Virtures," 1962."
R: ""The Little Virtures," 1962."
A: ""The Little Virtures," 1962."
N: "In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994."
K: ""The Little Virtures," 1962."

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