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Willa Cather

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Only a Woman, divine, could know all that a woman can suffer.

— Willa Cather

#suffering #virgin-mary #woman #death

Prayers said by good people are always good prayers

— Willa Cather

#religious #inspirational

Pittsburgh was even more vital, more creative, more hungry for culture than New York. Pittsburgh was the birthplace of my writing.

— Willa Cather

#pittsburgh #willa-cather #new-york-city

Love itself draws on a woman nearly all the bad luck in the world

— Willa Cather


Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons.

— Willa Cather

#prairie #trees #nature

I have sometimes thought that his bursts of imaginative talk were fatal to his poetic gift. He squandered too much in the heat of personal communication.

— Willa Cather


I only knew the schoolbooks said he "died in the wilderness, of a broken heart." "More than him has done that," said Antonia sadly, and the girls murmured assent.

— Willa Cather

#love #love

Old people, who have felt blows and toil and known the world's hard hand, need, even more than children do, a woman's tenderness.

— Willa Cather

#pity #virgin-mary #woman #death

Religion is different from everything else; because in religion seeking is finding.

— Willa Cather


Avarice, he assured them, was the one passion that grew stronger and sweeter in old age.

— Willa Cather


About Willa Cather

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She had been attending Episcopal services since 1906. Although Willa Cather was born into a Baptist family Cather joined the Episcopal Church in 1922. In 1923 Willa Cather was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922) a novel set during World War I.

In 1923 Willa Cather was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922) a novel set during World War I. She lived and worked in Pittsburgh for ten years then at the age of 33 Willa Cather moved to New York where Willa Cather lived for the rest of her life.

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