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Creative Quotations from . . .
Gloria Naylor
(1950-____) born on
Jan 25
US novelist, educator. Her first novel, "The Women of Brewster Place," received the American Book Award in 1983.
"His entire life was becoming a race against the natural -- and he was winning.

Time's passage through the memory is like molten glass that can be opaque or crystallize at any given moment at will: a thousand days are melted into one conversation, one glance, one hurt, and one hurt can be shattered and sprinkled over a thousand.
One should be able to return to the first sentence of a novel and find the resonances of the entire work.
The last time you're doing something -- knowing you're doing it for the last -- makes it even more alive than the first.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Linden Hills," 1985.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In NY "Times," 2 Jun 1985.
N: "Mama Day," 1988.
K: "Eta Mae Johnson," "The Women of Brewster Place," 1982.

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