53 Total Quotes

Anne Lindbergh Quotes

Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.
Anne Lindbergh
#Truth

The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Loneliness

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Coffee

Perhaps middle-age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego
Anne Lindbergh
#Age And Aging

The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Anniversaries

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Mothers

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer

To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Giving

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.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Beach

In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other.
Anne Lindbergh
#Birth

The intellectual is constantly betrayed by his vanity. Godlike he blandly assumes that he can express everything in words; whereas the things one loves, lives, and dies for are not, in the last analysis completely expressible in words.
Anne Lindbergh
#Vanity

When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too.
Anne Lindbergh
#Self-knowledge

The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere.
Anne Lindbergh
#Pearls of Wisdom #Insincerity #Life #Quote of the Day #Editor's Pick

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Despair

I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer

After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer #Miracles

There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.
Anne Lindbergh
#American Writer