The End Is Nothing

When people ask me if it has been a hard or easy road, I always answer with the same quotation, the end is nothing, the road is all.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Willa Cather Quotes (Author of My Ántonia). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/881203.Willa_Cather [Accessed 7 Dec. 2019].

Imprison The Shining Elusive Element

What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Willa Cather Quotes (Author of My Ántonia). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/881203.Willa_Cather [Accessed 7 Dec. 2019].

There Are Only Two Or Three Human Stories

There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before; like the larks in this country, that have been singing the same five notes over for thousands of years.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Willa Cather Quotes (Author of My Ántonia). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/881203.Willa_Cather [Accessed 7 Dec. 2019].

The Bend In The River

As it happened, I didn’t grow up to be the kind of woman who is the heroine in a Western, and although the men I have known have had many virtues and have taken me to live in many places I have come to love, they have never been John Wayne, and they have never taken me to the bend in the river where the cottonwoods grow. Deep in that part of my heart where artificial rain forever falls, that is still the line I want to hear.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Joan Didion Quotes (Author of The Year of Magical Thinking). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/238.Joan_Didion [Accessed 5 Dec. 2019].