Mary MacLane Quotes

Top 39 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mary MacLane

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Mary MacLane quotes: A genius who does not know that he is a genius is no genius. A genius who does not know that he is a genius is no genius.
Mary MacLane quotes: I live an immoral life. It is immoral because it is deadly futile. I live an immoral life. It is immoral because it is deadly futile.
Mary MacLane quotes: ... the neurotic torture of being seductive regularly - by the night: the more that perchance the struggle always is unconscious. ... the neurotic torture of being seductive regularly - by the night: the more that perchance the struggle always is unconscious.
Mary MacLane quotes: Do you think a man is the only creature with whom one may fall in love? Do you think a man is the only creature with whom one may fall in love?
Mary MacLane quotes: Of poets I put Virgil first - he was greatest. Of poets I put Virgil first - he was greatest.
Mary MacLane quotes: However great one's gift of language may be, there is always something that one cannot tell. However great one's gift of language may be, there is always something that one cannot tell.
Mary MacLane quotes: It is the trivial little facts about anything that describe it the most effectively. It is the trivial little facts about anything that describe it the most effectively.
Mary MacLane quotes: I would rather be a fairly happy wife and mother. I would rather be a fairly happy wife and mother.
Mary MacLane quotes: Fame is indeed beautiful and benign and gentle and satisfying, but happiness is something at once tender and brilliant beyond all things. Fame is indeed beautiful and benign and gentle and satisfying, but happiness is something at once tender and brilliant beyond all things.
Mary MacLane quotes: I fail remarkably. I write Eye when I mean Tooth. I write Fornicate when I mean Caress. I write Wine when I mean Blood. I fail remarkably. I write Eye when I mean Tooth. I write Fornicate when I mean Caress. I write Wine when I mean Blood.
Mary MacLane quotes: I want to live quietly. I want to live quietly.
Mary MacLane quotes: I was born to be alone, and I always shall be; but now I want to be. I was born to be alone, and I always shall be; but now I want to be.
Mary MacLane quotes: I have never read a line of Walt Whitman. I have never read a line of Walt Whitman.
Mary MacLane quotes: I consider calmly the question of how much evil I should need to kill off my finer feelings ... I consider calmly the question of how much evil I should need to kill off my finer feelings ...
Mary MacLane quotes: I am a genius. Then it amused me to keep saying so, but now it does not. I expected to be happy sometime. Now I know I shall never be. I am a genius. Then it amused me to keep saying so, but now it does not. I expected to be happy sometime. Now I know I shall never be.
Mary MacLane quotes: It is of the dubious inevitable side of human nature - like gold teeth and tinned salmon and bastard lacy valentines It is of the dubious inevitable side of human nature - like gold teeth and tinned salmon and bastard lacy valentines
Mary MacLane quotes: At this point I meet Me face to face. I am Mary MacLane: of no importance to the wide bright world and dearly and damnably important to Me. At this point I meet Me face to face. I am Mary MacLane: of no importance to the wide bright world and dearly and damnably important to Me.
Mary MacLane quotes: When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love - and I no When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love - and I no longer wish to be.
Mary MacLane quotes: The art of Good Eating has two essential points: one must eat only when one is hungry, and one must take small bites. The art of Good Eating has two essential points: one must eat only when one is hungry, and one must take small bites.
Mary MacLane quotes: People say of me, 'She's peculiar.' They do not understand me. If they did they would say so oftener and with emphasis. People say of me, 'She's peculiar.' They do not understand me. If they did they would say so oftener and with emphasis.
Mary MacLane quotes: I've never made plans for more than a day ahead. I've never made plans for more than a day ahead.
Mary MacLane quotes: I write every day. Writing is a necessity - like eating. I write every day. Writing is a necessity - like eating.
Mary MacLane quotes: I do not see any beauty in self-restraint. I do not see any beauty in self-restraint.
Mary MacLane quotes: May I never, I say, become that abnormal, merciless animal, that deformed monstrosity - a virtuous woman. May I never, I say, become that abnormal, merciless animal, that deformed monstrosity - a virtuous woman.
Mary MacLane quotes: The world is like a little marsh filled with mint and white hawthorn. The world is like a little marsh filled with mint and white hawthorn.
Mary MacLane quotes: Some day the Devil will come to me and say: 'Come with me.'And I will answer: 'Yes. Some day the Devil will come to me and say: 'Come with me.'
And I will answer: 'Yes.
Mary MacLane quotes: It is to be hoped you are not 'intellectual,' which is an unpardonable trait It is to be hoped you are not 'intellectual,' which is an unpardonable trait