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Grace Paley Quotes





All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad or peculiar.
[Events]
 

I believe in a kind of fidelity to your own early ideas; it's a kind of antagonism in me to prevailing fads.
[Antagonism]
 

I don't believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person's senses.
[Helping Other People]
 

I often see through things right to the apparition itself.
 

I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander.
 

Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world.
 

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world.
[Positive]
 

The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.
 

You become a writer because you need to become a writer - nothing else.