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Eudora Welty

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All serious daring starts from within.

— Eudora Welty

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A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.

— Eudora Welty

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Indeed, learning to write may be part of learning to read. For all I know, writing comes out of a superior devotion to reading.

— Eudora Welty

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I am a writer who came froma sheltered life. A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.

— Eudora Welty


The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

— Eudora Welty

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Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.

— Eudora Welty

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Southerners love a good tale. They are born reciters, great memory retainers, diary keepers, letter exchangers . . . great talkers.

— Eudora Welty


People are mostly layers of violence and tenderness wrapped like bulbs, and it is difficult to say what makes them onions or hyacinths.

— Eudora Welty


It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.

— Eudora Welty

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Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.

— Eudora Welty

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She also publiEudora Weltyd a collection of photographs depicting the Great Depression titled "One Time One Place" in 1971. Examples can be found within the short story "A Worn Path" the novel Delta Wedding and the collection of short stories The Golden Apples. She solidified her place as an influential Southern writer when Eudora Welty penned her first book of short stories A Curtain of Green.

She was the first living author to have her works publiEudora Weltyd by the Library of America. Her house in Jackson Mississippi is a National Historic Landmark and open to the public as a museum. Welty was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom among numerous awards.

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