Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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Anne Morrow Lindbergh
How one hates to think of oneself as alone. How one avoids it. It seems to imply rejection or unpopularity.
It is only in solitude that I ever find my own core.
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living.
I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
To be deeply in love is, of course, a great liberating force.
There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each…
The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.
The bearing, rearing, feeding and educating of children; the running of a house with its thousand details; human relationships with their myriad pulls – women’s…
To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
Certain springs are tapped only when we are alone. Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves; that firm strand…
After all, I don’t see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
Life is a gift, given in trust – like a child.
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.
Travelers are always discoverers, especially those who travel by air. There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way…
The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us – many days, many…
America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes…
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