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Creative Quotations from . . .
Gail Sheehy
(1937-____) born on
Nov 27
US writer, journalist, editor. She is best known for "Pathfinders: Predictable Crises of Adult Life," 1976.
         
   
F
It is a paradox that as we reach out prime, we also see there is a place where it finishes.

R
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
A
The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
N
With each passage of human growth we must shed a protective structure [like a hardy crustacean]. We are left exposed and vulnerable - but also yeasty and embryonic again, capable of stretching in ways we hadn't known before.
K
With the only certainty in our daily existence being change, and a rate of change growing always faster in a kind of technological leapfrog game, speed helps people think they are keeping up.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Speed is of the Essence," 1971.
R: In "Artists in Quotation," by Donna Ward La Cour, 1989.
A: "Gorbachev" "Looking for Mikhail Gorbachev," 1991.
N: "Passages," 1976.
K: "Speed is of the Essence," 1971.
   


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