Katherine Mansfield - Quotes

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I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.

It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. ---->>>

If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools. ---->>>

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can't build on it it's only good for wallowing in. ---->>>

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.

I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face. ---->>>

It's a terrible thing to be alone - yes it is - it is - but don't lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath - as terrible as you like - but a mask.

It's a terrible thing to be alone - yes it is - it is - but don't lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath - as terrible as you like - but a mask.

What do you want most to do? That's what I have to keep asking myself, in the face of difficulties. ---->>>

This is not a letter but my arms around you for a brief moment. ---->>>

Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness. ---->>>

The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. ---->>>

I'm a writer first and a woman after. ---->>>

Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order. ---->>>

I want to be all that I am capable of becoming. ---->>>

When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. ---->>>

I want, by understanding myself, to understand others. I want to be all that I am capable of becoming. ---->>>

Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel. ---->>>

Looking back, I imagine I was always writing. Twaddle it was too. But better far write twaddle or anything, anything, than nothing at all. ---->>>

Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them. ---->>>

Would you not like to try all sorts of lives - one is so very small - but that is the satisfaction of writing - one can impersonate so many people. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: New Zealand
Born: October 14, 1888
Birthplace:
Die: 01-09, 1923
Occupation: Author
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Kathleen Mansfield Murry (nee Beauchamp; 14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D (wikipedia)