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Born in 1922 / Died in August 22, 2007 / United States / English

Quotes by Grace Paley

I often see through things right to the apparition itself.
I don't believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person's senses.
I believe in a kind of fidelity to your own early ideas; it's a kind of antagonism in me to prevailing fads.
I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander.
All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad or peculiar.
You become a writer because you need to become a writer - nothing else.
Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world.
Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world.
The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.