Quotes by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Spencer Lindbergh was an American author, aviator, and the wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh. She was an acclaimed author, whose books and articles spanned genres from poetry to nonfiction, touching upon topics as diverse as youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude and contentment, and the role of women in the 20th century. Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea is a popular inspirational book, reflecting on the lives of American women.

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Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Only love can be divided endlessly and still not diminish.

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Book Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh from Gift from the Sea

Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves.

Solitude & Being Alone
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Book Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh from Gift from the Sea

Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.

Happiness
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Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.

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Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.

Happiness, Joy, New Beginning
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Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.

Relationships
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Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.

Friendship, Men, Women
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