Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Catherine Drinker Bowen
(1897-1973) born on
Jan 1
US writer. "She wrote the best-selling "John Adams and the American Revolution," 1950."

"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind."

Chamber music -- a conversation between friends.
"For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word."
"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them."
Great artists treasure their time with a bitter and snarling miserliness.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In the "Atlantic," Dec 57."
R: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
A: ""Adventures of a Biographer," ch. 11 1946."
N: ""Atlantic," Dec 1957."
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.

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