Anna Quindlen Quotes (9 quotations)

1. A finished person is a boring person. - Anna Quindlen

2. A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement. - Anna Quindlen

3. I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me. - Anna Quindlen

4. I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen

5. If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. - Anna Quindlen

6. The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. - Anna Quindlen

7. The world is full of women blindsided by the unceasing demands of motherhood, still flabbergasted by how a job can be terrific and torturous. - Anna Quindlen

8. Women are the glue that hold our day-to-day world together. - Anna Quindlen

9. You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are. - Anna Quindlen

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