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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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Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self.

— May Sarton

#loneliness #solitude #rich

Love opens the doors into everything, as far as I can see, including and perhaps most of all, the door into one's own secret, and often terrible and frightening, real self.

— May Sarton

#struggle #writing-life #life

Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite.

— May Sarton

#school #education

For any writer who wants to keep a journal, be alive to everything, not just to what you're feeling, but also to your pets, to flowers, to what you're reading.

— May Sarton

#writing #pets

Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers.

— May Sarton

#dark #flowers #life #life

Do not deprive me of my age. I have earned it.

— May Sarton


I feel more alive when I'm writing than I do at any other time--except maybe when I'm making love.

— May Sarton


Where music thundered let the mind be still, Where the will triumphed let there be no will, What light revealed, now let the dark fulfill.

— May Sarton

#poetry #death

Wrinkles here and there seem unimportant compared to the Gestalt of the whole person I have become in this past year.

— May Sarton


About May Sarton

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Did you know about May Sarton?

When publishing her novel Mrs. Biography
Sarton was born in Wondelgem Belgium (today a part of the city of Ghent). One year later they moved to Boston Massachusetts.

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