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Cynthia Ozick
(1928-____) born on
Apr 17
US novelist, short-story writer. Her books explore dilemmas of being Jewish in a Christian World; "Trust," 1966; Levitation: Five Fictions," 1982; "The Messiah of Stockholm," 1987.
         
   
F
I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called "scientific" mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.

R
To imagine the unimaginable is the highest use of the imagination.
A
The engineering is secondary to the vision.
N
After a certain number of years our faces become our biographies. We get to be responsible for our faces.
K
In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "We Are the Crazy Lady and Other Feisty Feminist Fables," in "The First Ms. Reader," ed. by Francine Klagsbrun, 1972.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Writers at Work," Eighth Series, ed. by George Plimpton, 1988.
K: "We Are the Crazy Lady and Other Feisty Feminist Fables," in "The First Ms. Reader," ed. by Francine Klagsbrun, 1972.
   


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