Quotations The Best May Sarton Quotes  

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A list of the best May Sarton quotes. This list is arranged by which famous May Sarton quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest May Sarton quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from May Sarton should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable May Sarton quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. May Sarton

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One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. May Sarton

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It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it! May Sarton

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It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting. May Sarton

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May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best -- out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters. May Sarton

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We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. May Sarton

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Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there. May Sarton

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Most people have to talk so they won't hear. May Sarton

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A man with a talent does what is expected of him, makes his way, constructs, is an engineer, a composer, a builder of bridges. It's the natural order of things that he construct objects outside himself and his family. The woman who does so is aberrant. We have to expiate for this cursed talent someone handed out to us, by mistake, in the black mystery of genetics. May Sarton

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The creative person, the person who moves from an irrational source of power, has to face the fact that this power antagonizes. Under all the superficial praise of the creative is the desire to kill. It is the old war between the mystic and the nonmystic, a war to the death. May Sarton