John Donne, Anne Donne,Un-done.
I myself hate that old Hemingwayesque paradigm of the writer as prizefighter and I have tried hard to create an alternate one for myself. When Anne Sexton admonished me, "We are all writing God's poem," I took it to mean there should be no competition between writers because we are all involved in a common project, a common prayer. But to Gore's and Norman's generation, particularly those male writers who served in the second world war, the prizefighter paradigm remains.erica jong
The most important day I remember in all my life is the one on which my teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, came to me. I am filled with wonder when I consider the immeasurable contrasts between the two lives which it connects. It was the third of March, 1887, three months before I was seven years old.helen keller
I have on my office wall a wise and useful reminder by Anne Morrow Lindbergh concerning one of the realities of life. She wrote, "My life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds." That's good counsel for us all, not as an excuse to forgo duty, but as a sage point about pace and the need for quality in relationships.neal a. maxwell
Be assured, my dear Anne, that it is only by taking our lesson from God and doing the will of God, that we can either please Him in time, or be happy with Him in eternity.Thomas Chalmers, p. 573. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
How often in the summer-tide, His graver business set aside, Has stripling Will, the thoughtful-eyed As to the pipe of Pan, Stepped blithesomely with lover's pride Across the fields to Anne.Richard Burton, Across the Fields to Anne (referring to Shakespeare).
I have on my office wall a wise and useful reminder by Anne Morrow Lindbergh concerning one of the realities of life. She wrote, "My life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds." That's good counsel for us all, not as an excuse to forgo duty, but as a sage point about pace and the need for quality in relationships.Deposition of a Disciple, 1976, Deseret Book Co. (Salt Lake City), p. 5
Over the hills and o'er the main, To Flanders, Portugal and Spain, Queen Anne commands and we'll obey, Over the hills and far away.The Merry Companion, Song 173, p. 149.
Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow LindberghFrom Psalm 139:9.
Here lies Anne Mann; she lived an Old maid and died an old Mann.Bath Abbey; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 229.
The sons of Edward sleep in Abraham’s bosom, And Anne my wife hath bid the world good night.King Richard, scene iii (Act IV)
Vor neuer nis wit so kene so þane red him is a-wene. þAnne erest kumeþ his yhephede wone hit is alre-mest on drede.For human wit is never so keen