Quotation Explorer - 'Willa Cather'

Miracles surround us at every turn, if we but sharpen our perceptions to them. - Willa Cather
The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. - Willa Cather
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman. - Willa Cather
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen. - Willa Cather
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. - Willa Cather
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. - Willa Cather
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything. - Willa Cather
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. - Willa Cather
Where there is great love, there are always miracles. - Willa Cather
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. - Willa Cather
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. - Willa Cather
No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person. - Willa Cather
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