Kate Chopin Quotes

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Kate Chopin quotes: Have you ever heard the earth breath? Have you ever heard the earth breath?
Kate Chopin quotes: The heart jealous of the soul! The heart jealous of the soul!
Kate Chopin quotes: Youth is given up to illusions. Youth is given up to illusions.
Kate Chopin quotes: Goodbye -- Because I love you. Goodbye -- Because I love you.
Kate Chopin quotes: I've been working like a machine, and feeling like a lost soul. I've been working like a machine, and feeling like a lost soul.
Kate Chopin quotes: Good night. I adore you. Sleep well. Good night. I adore you. Sleep well.
Kate Chopin quotes: He could see plainly that she was not herself. That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself [ ... ]. He could see plainly that she was not herself. That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself [ ... ].
Kate Chopin quotes: She was fond of her children in an uneven, impulsive way. She would sometimes gather them passionately to her heart; she would sometimes forget them. She was fond of her children in an uneven, impulsive way. She would sometimes gather them passionately to her heart; she would sometimes forget them.
Kate Chopin quotes: A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her, - the light which, showing the way, forbids it. A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her, - the light which, showing the way, forbids it.
Kate Chopin quotes: And you have eyes the colour of beech leaves in October. Yet no one is ever allowed to look into them. And you have eyes the colour of beech leaves in October. Yet no one is ever allowed to look into them.
Kate Chopin quotes: She wanted to destroy something. The crash and clatter were what she wanted to hear. She wanted to destroy something. The crash and clatter were what she wanted to hear.
Kate Chopin quotes: I should never deem a man of ordinary caliber worthy of my devotion. I should never deem a man of ordinary caliber worthy of my devotion.
Kate Chopin quotes: His coming was in the nature of a welcome disturbance; it seemed to furnish a new direction for her emotions. His coming was in the nature of a welcome disturbance; it seemed to furnish a new direction for her emotions.
Kate Chopin quotes: She had resolved to never take another step backward. She had resolved to never take another step backward.
Kate Chopin quotes: Mrs. Pontellier liked to sit and gaze at her fair companion as she might look upon a faultless Madonna. Mrs. Pontellier liked to sit and gaze at her fair companion as she might look upon a faultless Madonna.
Kate Chopin quotes: [ ... ] the beginning of things, of a world especially is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. [ ... ] the beginning of things, of a world especially is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
Kate Chopin quotes: She liked then to wander alone into strange and unfamiliar places. She discovered many a sunny, sleepy corner, fashioned to dream in. She liked then to wander alone into strange and unfamiliar places. She discovered many a sunny, sleepy corner, fashioned to dream in.
Kate Chopin quotes: Well, for instance, when I left her today, she put her arms around me and felt my shoulder blades, to see if my wings were strong, she said. Well, for instance, when I left her today, she put her arms around me and felt my shoulder blades, to see if my wings were strong, she said.
Kate Chopin quotes: But she saw beyond that bitter moment a long procession of years to come that would belong to her absolutely. But she saw beyond that bitter moment a long procession of years to come that would belong to her absolutely.
Kate Chopin quotes: I couldn't help loving you if you were ten times his wife; but so long as I went away from you and kept away I could help telling you so. I couldn't help loving you if you were ten times his wife; but so long as I went away from you and kept away I could help telling you so.
Kate Chopin quotes: By all the codes which I am acquainted with, I am a devilishly wicked specimen of the sex. By all the codes which I am acquainted with, I am a devilishly wicked specimen of the sex.
Kate Chopin quotes: Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love. Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.
Kate Chopin quotes: Don't stir all the warmth out of your coffee; drink it. Don't stir all the warmth out of your coffee; drink it.
Kate Chopin quotes: A vision of the future like some dim, gaunt monster sometimes appalled her, but luckily to-morrow never comes. Mrs. A vision of the future like some dim, gaunt monster sometimes appalled her, but luckily to-morrow never comes. Mrs.
Kate Chopin quotes: Don't part from me in any ill humor. I never knew you to be out of patience with me before. Don't part from me in any ill humor. I never knew you to be out of patience with me before.
Kate Chopin quotes: She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world. She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.
Kate Chopin quotes: Most women are moody and whimsical. Most women are moody and whimsical.
Kate Chopin quotes: She's got some sort of notion in her head concerning the eternal rights of women. She's got some sort of notion in her head concerning the eternal rights of women.
Kate Chopin quotes: Discover her appetite, and to see the relish with which she ate the Discover her appetite, and to see the relish with which she ate the
Kate Chopin quotes: I have said it before, but I don't think I have ever came so near meaning it. I have said it before, but I don't think I have ever came so near meaning it.
Kate Chopin quotes: An indescribable oppression, which seemed to generate in some unfamiliar part of her consciousness, filled her whole being with a vague anguish. An indescribable oppression, which seemed to generate in some unfamiliar part of her consciousness, filled her whole being with a vague anguish.
Kate Chopin quotes: When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease - of joy that kills. When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease - of joy that kills.
Kate Chopin quotes: The eyes alone in the baby suggested the man. And The eyes alone in the baby suggested the man. And
Kate Chopin quotes: She felt that her speech was voicing the incoherency her thoughts, and stopped abruptly. She felt that her speech was voicing the incoherency her thoughts, and stopped abruptly.
Kate Chopin quotes: We shall be everything to each other. Nothing else shall be of any consequence. We shall be everything to each other. Nothing else shall be of any consequence.
Kate Chopin quotes: The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.
Kate Chopin quotes: But she laughed and looked at him with eyes that at once gave him courage to wait and made it torture to wait. But she laughed and looked at him with eyes that at once gave him courage to wait and made it torture to wait.
Kate Chopin quotes: And moreover, to succeed, the artist must possess the courageous soul ... the brave soul. The soul that dares and defies. And moreover, to succeed, the artist must possess the courageous soul ... the brave soul. The soul that dares and defies.
Kate Chopin quotes: You are the embodiment of selfishness. You are the embodiment of selfishness.
Kate Chopin quotes: She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what. She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what.
Kate Chopin quotes: There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water. There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Kate Chopin quotes: When he possessed her, they seemed to swoon together at the very borderland of life's mystery. When he possessed her, they seemed to swoon together at the very borderland of life's mystery.
Kate Chopin quotes: Perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life. Perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one's life.
Kate Chopin quotes: Her marriage to Leonce Pontellier was purely an accident, in this respect resembling many other marriages which masquerade as the decrees of Fate. Her marriage to Leonce Pontellier was purely an accident, in this respect resembling many other marriages which masquerade as the decrees of Fate.
Kate Chopin quotes: So does he live, seeking, finding, joying and suffering. So does he live, seeking, finding, joying and suffering.
Kate Chopin quotes: There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning. There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.
Kate Chopin quotes: She had tried to forget him, realizing the inutility of remembering. She had tried to forget him, realizing the inutility of remembering.
Kate Chopin quotes: The delicous breath of rain was in the air. The delicous breath of rain was in the air.
Kate Chopin quotes: The morning was full of sunlight and hope. The morning was full of sunlight and hope.
Kate Chopin quotes: So the storm passed and every one was happy. So the storm passed and every one was happy.
Kate Chopin quotes: She had all her life long been accustomed to harbor thoughts and emotions which never voiced themselves. She had all her life long been accustomed to harbor thoughts and emotions which never voiced themselves.
Kate Chopin quotes: One must possess many gifts ... which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover ... the artist must possess the courageous soul. One must possess many gifts ... which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover ... the artist must possess the courageous soul.
Kate Chopin quotes: The artist must possess the courageous soul that dares and defies The artist must possess the courageous soul that dares and defies
Kate Chopin quotes: Mrs. Pontellier gave over being astonished, and concluded that wonders would never cease. Mrs. Pontellier gave over being astonished, and concluded that wonders would never cease.
Kate Chopin quotes: The way to become rich is to make money, my dear Edna, not to save it, he said. The way to become rich is to make money, my dear Edna, not to save it, he said.
Kate Chopin quotes: The city atmosphere certainly has improved her. Some way she doesn't seem like the same woman. The city atmosphere certainly has improved her. Some way she doesn't seem like the same woman.
Kate Chopin quotes: She reminded him of some beautiful, sleek animal waking up in the sun. She reminded him of some beautiful, sleek animal waking up in the sun.
Kate Chopin quotes: Every step which she took toward relieving herself from obligations added to her strength and expansion as an individual. Every step which she took toward relieving herself from obligations added to her strength and expansion as an individual.
Kate Chopin quotes: It was the first kiss of her life to which her nature had really responded. It was a flaming torch that kindled desire. It was the first kiss of her life to which her nature had really responded. It was a flaming torch that kindled desire.
Kate Chopin quotes: It is bizarre to treat all differences as oppositions, It is bizarre to treat all differences as oppositions,
Kate Chopin quotes: I am no longer one of Mr. Pontellier's possessions to dispose of or not. I am no longer one of Mr. Pontellier's possessions to dispose of or not.
Kate Chopin quotes: The peace and beauty of a spring day had descended upon the earth like a benediction. The peace and beauty of a spring day had descended upon the earth like a benediction.
Kate Chopin quotes: The flowers were like new acquaintances; she approached them in a familiar spirit, and made herself at home among them. The flowers were like new acquaintances; she approached them in a familiar spirit, and made herself at home among them.
Kate Chopin quotes: A general air of surprise and genuine satisfaction fell upon everyone as they saw the pianist enter. A general air of surprise and genuine satisfaction fell upon everyone as they saw the pianist enter.