Kate Chopin

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Kate Chopin

I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.More Kate Chopin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended. Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited.More Kate Chopin [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The bird that would soar above the plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such beginning! How many souls perish in its tumult!More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without having thought much about the sun when it was shining.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She had all her life long been accustomed to harbor thoughts and emotions which never voiced themselves… They belonged to her her and were her own, and she entertained the conviction that she had a right to them and they they concerned no one but herself.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The peace and beauty of a spring day had descended upon the earth like a benediction.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So the storm passed and every one was happy.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A bird with a broken wing was beating the air above, reeling, fluttering, circling disabled, down, down to the waterMore Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you suppose a woman knows why she loves? Does she select? Does she say to herself, 'Go to! here is a distinguished statesman with presidential possibilities; I shall proceed to fall in love with him.' or, 'I shall set my heart upon this musician, whose fame is on every tongue?' or 'this financier, who controls the world's money markets?'More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And Nature takes no account of moral consequences, of arbitrary conditions which we create, and which we feel obliged to maintain at any cost.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is greater than the stars - that moving procession of human energy; greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath. I could not hear the rhythm of the march.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Have you ever heard the earth breath?More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The city atmosphere certainly has improved her. Some way she doesn't seem like the same woman.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would give up the unessential; I would give up my money, I would give up my life for my children; but I wouldnt give myself. I can't make it more clear; it's only something I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.More Kate Chopin [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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