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Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(1906-2001) born on
Jun 22
US writer. She wrote "Listen! The Wind," 1938 and "A Gift From the Sea," 1955, and was the wife of Charles Lindbergh.
         
   
F
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.

R
I understand why the saints were rarely married women. It has primarily to do with distractions . . . Woman's normal occupations run counter to creative life, or contemplative life or saintly life.
A
We tend not to choose the unknown, which might be a shock or a disappointment or simply a little difficult to cope with. An yet it is the unknown with all its disappointments and surprises that is the most enriching.
N
Only when a tree has fallen can you take a measure of it. It is the same with a man.
K
If one talks to more than four people it is an audience, and one cannot really think or exchange thoughts with an audience.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Gift From The Sea," 1955.
R: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
A: In "Reader's Digest," Mar 1993.
N: In "Reader's Digest," Dec 1989.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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