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Creative Quotations from . . .
Tillie Olsen
(1912-2007) born on
Jan 14
US novelist. She wrote "Tell Me a Riddle," 1962 which won an O'Henry Award.
         
   
F
I could not live by literature if only to begin with, because of the slow maturing of my work and its special character.

R
And when is there time to remember, to sift, to weigh, to estimate, to total?
A
I know that I haven't powers enough to divide myself into one who earns and one who creates.
N
Time granted does not necessarily coincide with time that can be most fully used.
K
There are worse words than cuss words, there are words that hurt.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "I Stand Here Ironing," 1954; "Tell Me A Riddle," 1960.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: "Silences: When Writers Don't Write," 1965.
K: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
   


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