Sylvia Plath Quotes

21 Sylvia Plath quotes:

"Widow. The word consumes itself."
"I'm not waving, I'm drowning"
"My body is a pebble to them, they tend it as water tends to the pebbles it must run over, smoothing them gently.'"
Author: Plath Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"I felt like a race horse in a world without racetracks or a champion college footballer suddenly confronted by Wall Street and a business suit, his days of glory shrunk to a little gold cup on his mantel with a date engraved on it like a date on a tombstone."
Author: Plath Quotes Category: College Quotes
"The man creates a pseudonym and hides behind it like a worm"
Author: Plath Quotes Category: Deception Quotes
"How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought."
"But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion."
Author: Plath Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Interest Quotes
"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."
"Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both."
"Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing."
"Kiss me and you will see how important I am."
"I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again."
"The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it."
"I talk to God but the sky is empty."
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am."
"There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them."
"Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing."
"How frail the human heart must be --a mirrored pool of thought..."
Author: Plath Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"The velvet dodges of the hypocrit"
Author: Plath Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"One soul passes through the other, frail as smokeAnd utterly ignorant of the way it took."
Author: Plath Quotes Category: Soul Quotes

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