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Creative Quotations from . . .
Jane Rule
(1931-2007) born on
Mar 28
US novelist, critic. Her novels include "Desert of the Heart," 1964; and "Lesbian Images," 1975.
         
   
F
Morality, like language, is an invented structure for conserving and communicating order. And morality is learned, like language, by mimicking and remembering.

R
The real power of books is their deep companionability. We learn from them as we learn from the deep companionability of love to know our own hearts and minds better.
A
I had never been as resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think.
N
My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for.
K
I believe only in art and failure.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Myth and Morality, Sources of Law and Prejudice," 1975.
R: In "The Wit & Wisdom of Women," ed. Melissa Stein, 1993.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: "This is Not for You," 1970.
   


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