Susan Glaspell - Quotes

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As I grow older, I think friendship between women is a thing to cherish. ---->>>

Humility's a real thing - not just a fine name for laziness. ---->>>

The biggest stories are written about the things which draw human beings closer together. ---->>>

I'm an American. We've translated democracy and brotherhood and equality into enterprise and opportunity and success - and that's getting Americanised.

I'm an American. We've translated democracy and brotherhood and equality into enterprise and opportunity and success - and that's getting Americanised.

I live by the sea, but the body of water I have the most feeling about is the Mississippi River, where I used to row and skate, ride on the ferry in childhood, watch the logs or just dream. ---->>>

I am glad I worked on a newspaper because it made me know I had to write whether I felt like it or not. ---->>>

There is good and there is bad in every human heart, and it is the struggle of life to conquer the bad with the good. ---->>>

Women are used to worrying over trifles. ---->>>

I'm not sure I would be a good godmother. I have read about it, and I found that the godmother's position is to take care of the morals of the child. I don't know how good I would be at that. ---->>>

Most of the people of this world are coated round and round with self-esteem, and they're afraid to admit any understanding of the things which aren't good. ---->>>

Chicago is many things to many people, and to me, it is a place where you can write. ---->>>

Defeat furnishes good material to the poets and the artists, but none of us care to have the glory of the conquered apply to us. ---->>>

I go about in the world - free, busy, happy. Among people, I have no time to think of myself. ---->>>

Love always, in one way or another, means pain as well as joy. ---->>>

We're all made of the same kind of stuff, and there's none of us made of stuff that's flawless. ---->>>

Declining to go to church with my parents in the morning, I would ostentatiously set out for the Monist Society in the afternoon, down an obscure street which it seemed a little improper to be walking on, as everything was closed for Sunday, upstairs through a sort of side entrance over a saloon. ---->>>

I admire Virginia Woolf so much that I wonder why I don't like her more. She makes the inner things real, she does illumine, and she makes relationships realities as well as people. But I remember the intensity, the thrill, with which I read 'Passage to India.' How I would have hated anyone who took the book away from me. ---->>>

I often think of the different ways Goethe and Darwin got at evolution. Goethe had the poetic conception of it all right; Darwin worked it out step by step. Who's ahead? And which has any business scoffing at the other? ---->>>

I would supplant the ox with the automobile and pave instead of plowing the fields. 1 have a theory that if a corn field were paved, leaving out a brick for each hill, it would increase the yield, do away entirely with the mud, and give the farmer plenty of time to meditate on lofty subjects. That is only one theory. I have many others. ---->>>

We all have a fight - some an easy one, and some a big one, and if you have formed the idea that there is a kind of dividing line in the world, and that on the one side is the good, and on the other side the bad, why, all I can say is that you have a wrong notion of things. ---->>>

We don't see the Bible as it is itself. We see it in relation to a lot of people who surround it. And because we don't care for some of them, we think we shouldn't care for it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 1, 1876
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Die: 07-27, 1948
Occupation: Playwright
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Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novelist, journalist and actress. With her husband George Cram Cook she founded the Provincetown Players, the first modern American theatre company. During the Great Depression she served in the Works Progress Administration as Midwest Bureau Director of the Federal Theater Project (wikipedia)