Sarah Orne Jewett
A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing. It takes something from the world and has something to give in return.
A lean sorrow is hardest to bear.
So we die before our own eyes; so we see some chapters of our lives come to their natural end.
Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back.
The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper--whether little or great, it belongs to Literature.
American Women Writers
Memorable Quotations: American Women Writers of the Past
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