Quotation Explorer - 'May Sarton'

Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite. - May Sarton
For any writer who wants to keep a journal, be alive to everything, not just to what you're feeling, but also to your pets, to flowers, to what you're reading. - May Sarton
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. - May Sarton
We are able to laugh when we achieve detachment, if only for a moment. - May Sarton
Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at fifteen to write several novels. - May Sarton
I feel more alive when I'm writing than I do at any other time--except maybe when I'm making love. - May Sarton
Where music thundered let the mind be still,Where the will triumphed let there be no will,What light revealed, now let the dark fulfill. - May Sarton
Keep busy with survival. Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember nothing stays the same for long, not even pain. Sit it out. Let it all pass. Let it go. - May Sarton
Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers. - May Sarton
The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind. - May Sarton
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be. - May Sarton
There is only one real deprivation, I decided this morning, and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. - May Sarton
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless. - May Sarton
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self. - May Sarton
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