Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(1879-1958) born on
Feb 17
US "author, essayist". "Her numerous novels included "Best Twig," 1915 and "Seasoned Timber," 1939."

A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary.

Our imaginations seem to have been torn open . . . as by a charge of dynamite.
"Like other potentates with a long habit of arbitrary authority, she covered her perplexity with a smart show of decision."
Father sticks to it that anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Her Son's Wife," 1926."
R: "In "...As One Mad With Wine," by Elyse and Mike Sommer, 1991."
A: ""The Bent Twig," 1915."
N: "In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994."
K: "In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992."

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