The Quotidian, October 17, 2010 ~ Forgetting to Live

“Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.” ~ Margaret Fuller (May 23, 1810 to July 19, 1850)

Margaret Fuller was an American journalist, Transcendentalist, author, and women’s rights activist.

[Source for quotation: Do It! Let’s Get Off Our Buts, by John-Roger and Peter McWilliams (1991), page 240. Source for dates and biographical information: Wikipedia, accessed October 16, 2010.]

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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One Response to The Quotidian, October 17, 2010 ~ Forgetting to Live

  1. This is very true… I hope it’s not true for you!! May you be able to earn a living without forgetting why you’re doing it.

    Write on!
    Carolyn

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