Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

22Barbara Grizzuti Harrison Quotes

American Writer born on September 14, 1934, died on April 24, 2002

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison was an American journalist, essayist and memoirist. She is best known for her autobiographical work, particularly her account of growing up as one of Jehovah's Witnesses, and for her travel writing... (source)

There are no original ideas. There are only original people. view quote

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. view quote

Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. view quote

Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people. view quote

Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. view quote

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. view quote

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