Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Sarah Orne Jewett
(1848-1909) born on
Sep 3
US author. "She was noted for stories depicting New England countryside charm, e.g., "The Life of Nancy," 1895."

"The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back."

"In the life of each of us, I said to myself, there is a place remote and islanded, and given to endless regret or secret happiness."
"The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper -- whether little or great, it belongs to literature."
'Tain't worthwhile to wear a day all out before it comes.
Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Country of the Pointed Firs," 1896."
R: ""The Country of the Pointed Firs," 1896."
A: Letter to author Willa Cather.
N: ""The Country of the Pointed Firs," 1896."
K: ""The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories," ch. 10, 1896."

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