Quotes by Kate Chopin

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Katherine O'Flaherty (February 8, 1850 August 20, 1904), known by her married name Kate Chopin, was an American author of short stories and novels. more

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I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.

A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her—the light which, showing the way, forbids it … but the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
“I don’t hate him,” Athenaise answered … “It’s jus’ being married that I detes’ an’ despise.”
The way to become rich is to make money, my dear Edna, not to save it ….

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