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Hortense Calisher

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that's all, instead of a noose.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
'Ms.' is a syllable which sounds like a bumble bee is breaking wind.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I get up and I have coffee and I speak to no man and I go to my desk.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The words! I collected them in all shapes and sizes and hung them like bangles in my mind.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
First publication is a pure, carnal leap into that dark which one dreams is life.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When anything gets freed, a zest goes round the world.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Balance is compromise. Of the muscles.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How clerks love refusing. It salves them for being clerks.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't suppose there's really any critic except posterity.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a family, the same spoken lines come in over and over. Intimacy exhausts.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But memory, after a time, dispenses its own emphasis, making a feuilleton of what we once thought most ponderable, laying its wreath on what we never thought to recall.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I always say that one's poetry is a solace to oneself and a nuisance to one's friends.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
perhaps there's no sharper spur to meditation than answered prayer.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sociology, the guilty science, functions best by alarm.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Agony without genius was gaucherie.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Speech isn't for agony.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
if you listen too hard to the technology, your ear goes deaf to its implications.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Decades go faster toward the end of a century.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But the trek that starts with the feet always rises in time to the head. There had never been any of mankind's that didn't.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Women can't travel light. We're in charge of the basic facts.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It has always seemed to me that if you could talk about your work in fully-formed phrases, you wouldn't write it. The writing is the statement, you see, and it seems to me that the poem or the story or the novel you write is the kind of metaphor you cast on life.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The standard dreaming of a society has to be listened to.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It took most people a lifetime to join the human race.More Hortense Calisher [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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