Kathleen Norris Quotes (13 quotations)

1. Before you begin a thing, remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. If you could see them clearly, naturally you could do a great deal to get rid of them but you can't. You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin. - Kathleen Norris

2. Changing husbands is only changing troubles. - Kathleen Norris

3. Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future. - Kathleen Norris

4. Get a girl in trouble, then get her out again. - Kathleen Norris

5. If we are lucky, we can give in and rest without feeling guilty. We can stop doing and concentrate on being. - Kathleen Norris

6. In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent. - Kathleen Norris

7. Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state. - Kathleen Norris

8. Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier. - Kathleen Norris

9. Life is easier than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable. - Kathleen Norris

10. Life is easier to take than you think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable and bear the intolerable. - Kathleen Norris

11. None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting a few months or a few years to change all the tenor of our lives. - Kathleen Norris

12. There are men I could spend eternity with. but not this life. - Kathleen Norris

13. When you are unhappy, is there anything more maddening than to be told that you should be contented with your lot? - Kathleen Norris

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