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“The waste of intelligence. A community that finds it natural to suffocate with the care of home and children so many women’s intellectual energies is its own enemy and doesn’t realize it.” – Elena Ferrante


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Its own enemy

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“Words: with them you can do and undo as you please.” – Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

The doing and undoing

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“Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or better.” – John Updike

The creative drive

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“Inspiration comes and goes, creativity is the result of practice.” – Phil Cousineau

The result of practice

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“We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create.” – John Lennon

To thine own self be loving

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“Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” – Barbara Kingsolver

Share what you’ve been given

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“Before you can think out of the box, you have to start with a box.” – Twyla Tharp

Seek first to understand, then to transform

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