Katherine Mansfield, pseudonymn of Kathleen Beauchamp, Mrs. J. M. Murry

Katherine
Mansfield, pseudonymn of Kathleen Beauchamp, Mrs. J. M. Murry
1888
1923

British Short-Story Writer, Poet, Author

Author Quotes

To acknowledge the presence of fear is to give birth to failure.

When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them.

When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can't build on it it's only good for wallowing in.

Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in.

Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.

I want, by understanding myself, to understand others. I want to be all that I am capable of becoming... This all sounds very strenuous and very serious. But now that I have wrestled with it, it's no longer so. I feel happy - deep down. All is well.

Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

Regret is an appalling waste of energy. You can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in.

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

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First Name
Katherine
Last Name
Mansfield, pseudonymn of Kathleen Beauchamp, Mrs. J. M. Murry
Birth Date
1888
Death Date
1923
Bio

British Short-Story Writer, Poet, Author