Barbara W. Tuchman

Quotes: Barbara W. Tuchman

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    After the war, when my husband came home, we had two more children, and domesticity for a while prevailed combined with beginning the work I had always wanted to do, which was writing a book.
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    If a man is a writer, everybody tiptoes around past the locked door of the breadwinner. But if you're an ordinary female housewife, people say, 'This is just something Barbara wanted to do; it's not professional.'
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    If I had taken a doctoral degree, it would have stifled any writing capacity.
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    The writer's object is - or should be - to hold the reader's attention.
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