Quotes

15 Inspirational Quotes By Sylvia Plath

Posted on Thu Feb 08, 2018 Posted by Admin

1.  Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
 
2.  If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.
 
3.  There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.
 
4.  I remember that as I was writing a poem on ‘Snow’ when I was eight, I said aloud, ‘I wish I could have the ability to write down the feelings I have now when I am little, because when I grow up, I will know how to write, but I will have forgotten what being little feels like.’
 
5.  I want to live and feel all the shades, tones, and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.
 
6.  I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad.
 
7.  Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.
 
8.  But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion.
 
9.  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.
 
10. I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
 
11. My mother’s face floated to mind, a pale, reproachful moon, at her last and first visit to the asylum since my twentieth birthday. A daughter in an asylum! I had done that to her. Still, she had obviously decided to forgive me.
 
12. For a time, I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids. They seemed as logical and possible to me as the brittle twig of a seahorse in the zoo aquarium or the skates lugged up on the lines of cursing Sunday fishermen – skates the shape of old pillowslips with the full, coy lips of women.
 
13. Indecision and reveries are the anesthetics of constructive action.
 
14. I don’t believe that the meek will inherit the earth; The meek get ignored and trampled.
 
15. How frail the human heart must be – a mirrored pool of thought.