Quotes by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

American journalist, essayist and memoirist

Alive from: 1934-2002

Category: Media

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    Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
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    Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people.
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    Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
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    Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
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    The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good.
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    There are no original ideas. There are only original people.
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    To live exhilaratingly in and for the moment is deadly serious work, fun of the most exhausting sort.
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    To offer the complexities of life as an excuse for not addressing oneself to the simpler, more manageable (trivial) aspects of daily existence is a perversity often indulged in by artists, husbands, intellectuals - and critics of the Women's Movement.
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    True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
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    Women's propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing.
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