Hortense Calisher Quotes

Top 25 wise famous quotes and sayings by Hortense Calisher

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Hortense Calisher quotes: The standard dreaming of a society has to be listened to. The standard dreaming of a society has to be listened to.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Agony without genius was gaucherie. Agony without genius was gaucherie.
Hortense Calisher quotes: The young show the genetic process, the old merely die of it. The young show the genetic process, the old merely die of it.
Hortense Calisher quotes: When anything gets freed, a zest goes round the world. When anything gets freed, a zest goes round the world.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Sociology, the guilty science, functions best by alarm. Sociology, the guilty science, functions best by alarm.
Hortense Calisher quotes: What I have written-and how I came to write it-is most powerfully what I am. What I have written-and how I came to write it-is most powerfully what I am.
Hortense Calisher quotes: If you listen too hard to the technology, your ear goes deaf to its implications. If you listen too hard to the technology, your ear goes deaf to its implications.
Hortense Calisher quotes: In a family, the same spoken lines come in over and over. Intimacy exhausts. In a family, the same spoken lines come in over and over. Intimacy exhausts.
Hortense Calisher quotes: I get up and I have coffee and I speak to no man and I go to my desk. I get up and I have coffee and I speak to no man and I go to my desk.
Hortense Calisher quotes: I always say that one's poetry is a solace to oneself and a nuisance to one's friends. I always say that one's poetry is a solace to oneself and a nuisance to one's friends.
Hortense Calisher quotes: First publication is a pure, carnal leap into that dark which one dreams is life. First publication is a pure, carnal leap into that dark which one dreams is life.
Hortense Calisher quotes: The novel is rescued life. The novel is rescued life.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Perhaps there's no sharper spur to meditation than answered prayer. Perhaps there's no sharper spur to meditation than answered prayer.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Decades go faster toward the end of a century. Decades go faster toward the end of a century.
Hortense Calisher quotes: It took most people a lifetime to join the human race. It took most people a lifetime to join the human race.
Hortense Calisher quotes: 'Ms.' is a syllable which sounds like a bumble bee is breaking wind. 'Ms.' is a syllable which sounds like a bumble bee is breaking wind.
Hortense Calisher quotes: This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out. This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Speech isn't for agony. Speech isn't for agony.
Hortense Calisher quotes: Women can't travel light. We're in charge of the basic facts. Women can't travel light. We're in charge of the basic facts.
Hortense Calisher quotes: I don't suppose there's really any critic except posterity. I don't suppose there's really any critic except posterity.
Hortense Calisher quotes: How clerks love refusing. It salves them for being clerks. How clerks love refusing. It salves them for being clerks.