Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Maxine Hong Kingston
(1940-____) born on
Oct 27
US author. "Her books blend Chinese-American history, myth; "The Woman Warrior", 1977."

"Before we can leave our parents, they stuff our heads like the suitcases which they jam-pack with homemade underwear."

"I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes."
"To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world -- that I am able to change it in positive ways."
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
The difference between mad people and sane people . . . is that sane people have variety when they talk-story. Mad people have only one story that they talk over and over.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Woman Warrior," 1976."
R: ""The Woman Warrior," 1976."
A: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
N: ""The Woman Warrior," 1976."
K: ""The Woman Warrior," 1976."

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