caroline gordon Quotes

... passion, once unleashed, has a way of unleashing other passions - a principle adhered to as firmly by the police force of any large modern city as by the Greek tragedians.
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— Caroline Gordon
It was strange how you could never form any conclusion from what women said. It was not that they did not know what they were talking about, but you never drew the right conclusions.
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— Caroline Gordon
A first book often has enough material in it for half a dozen.
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— Caroline Gordon
We do not judge great art. It judges us.
— Caroline Gordon
There are other great writers who are not read properly in their own day for the reason, perhaps, that their readers are not yet born. What they have to say to their own generation is said so at cross-purposes and with such apparent irrelevance that it is not understood. They are, as it were, giants who tower above their own age to cast their shadows across the next.
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— Caroline Gordon
As a rule, one must write a great many words before one learns to write well.
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— Caroline Gordon
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
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— Caroline Gordon
caroline gordon
Birth    : October 6, 1895
Death  : April 11, 1981
Occupation  : Novelist