Catherine Drinker Bowen - Quotes

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For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word. ---->>>

I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grown older. ---->>>

Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them. ---->>>

There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual. ---->>>

Will the reader turn the page? ---->>>

In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink. ---->>>

Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind. ---->>>

If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions. ---->>>

Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: January 1, 1897
Die: 11-01, 1973
Occupation: Writer

Catherine Drinker Bowen (January 1, 1897 in Haverford, PA – November 1, 1973 in Haverford) was an American writer best known for her biographies. She won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1958.(wikipedia)