Tillie Olsen Quotes

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Tillie Olsen quotes: Lighting does occasionally strike and occasional the result isn't a corpse. Lighting does occasionally strike and occasional the result isn't a corpse.
Tillie Olsen quotes: It is a long Baptism into the seas of humankind, my daughter. Better immersion and in pain than to live untouched. Yet how will you sustain? It is a long Baptism into the seas of humankind, my daughter. Better immersion and in pain than to live untouched. Yet how will you sustain?
Tillie Olsen quotes: The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked. The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked.
Tillie Olsen quotes: That's what I want to be when I grow up, just a peaceful wreck holding hands with other peaceful wrecks ... That's what I want to be when I grow up, just a peaceful wreck holding hands with other peaceful wrecks ...
Tillie Olsen quotes: I could not live by literature if only to begin with, because of the slow maturing of my work and its special character. I could not live by literature if only to begin with, because of the slow maturing of my work and its special character.
Tillie Olsen quotes: There are worse words than cuss-words, there are words that hurt. There are worse words than cuss-words, there are words that hurt.
Tillie Olsen quotes: Every woman who writes is a survivor. Every woman who writes is a survivor.
Tillie Olsen quotes: More than in any other human relationship, overwhelmingly more, motherhood means being instantly interruptible, responsive, and responsible More than in any other human relationship, overwhelmingly more, motherhood means being instantly interruptible, responsive, and responsible
Tillie Olsen quotes: Not to have an audience is a kind of death. Not to have an audience is a kind of death.
Tillie Olsen quotes: Be critical. Women have the right to say: This is surface, this falsifies reality, this degrades. Be critical. Women have the right to say: This is surface, this falsifies reality, this degrades.
Tillie Olsen quotes: I know that I haven't powers enough to divide myself into one who earns and one who creates. I know that I haven't powers enough to divide myself into one who earns and one who creates.
Tillie Olsen quotes: Writers in a profit making economy are an exploitable commodity whose works are products to be marketed, and are so judged and handled. Writers in a profit making economy are an exploitable commodity whose works are products to be marketed, and are so judged and handled.
Tillie Olsen quotes: Better immersion than to live untouched. Better immersion than to live untouched.