The Curious Autodidact

February 10, 2010

Words of Wise Women

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 7:45 am


Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. –Susan Ertz

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. –Faith Baldwin, novelist (1893-1978)

The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy. –Florence Scovel Shinn, writer, artist and teacher (1871-1940)

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Adrienne Rich, writer and teacher (1929- )

In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.
Margaret Halsey, novelist (1910-1997)

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back. –Maya Angelou, poet (1928- )

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
Elizabeth Taylor

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

 

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