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Sylvia Plath

Read through the most famous quotes from Sylvia Plath

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.

— Sylvia Plath

#kiss #kissing #kiss

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

— Sylvia Plath

#creativity #enemy #everything #guts #imagination

If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.

— Sylvia Plath


I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.

— Sylvia Plath

#existence #heart

I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.

— Sylvia Plath


Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.

— Sylvia Plath

#close #dangerously #everything #find #nothing

Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.

— Sylvia Plath


The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence.

— Sylvia Plath


Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.

— Sylvia Plath


I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.

— Sylvia Plath

#happiness #nature #nature

About Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath Quotes

Did you know about Sylvia Plath?

Plath took a job as a receptionist in the psychiatric unit of Massachusetts General Hospital and in the evening took creative writing seminars given by poet Robert Lowell (also attended by the writers Anne Sexton and George Starbuck). " She edited The Smith Review and during the summer after her third year of college Plath was awarded a coveted position as guest editor at Mademoiselle magazine during which Sylvia Plath spent a month in New York City. Plath's father was an entomologist and was professor of biology and German at Boston University; he also authored a book about bumblebees.

She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956 and they lived together first in the United States and then England having two children together Frieda and Nicholas. Controversy continues to surround the events of her life and death as well as her writing and legacy.

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