Kathleen Norris Quotes

Kathleen Norris Quotes: Changing husbands is only changing troubles.
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Kathleen Norris Quote: I was taught that I had to 'master' subjects. But who can 'master' beauty, or peace, or joy?
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Quotes about Kathleen Norris: If we are lucky, we can give in and rest without feeling guilty. We can stop doing and concentrate on being.
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Quote about Kathleen Norris: If grace is so wonderful, why do we have such difficulty recognizing and accepting it? Maybe it's because grace is not gentle or made-to-order. It often comes disguised as loss, or failure, or unwelcome change.
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Kathleen Norris Sayings: It's all so beautiful . . . the spring . . . and books and music and fires. . . . Why aren't they enough?
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Kathleen Norris Saying: Over and over again mediocrity is promoted because real worth isn't to be found.
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Sayings about Kathleen Norris: We can't give our children the future, strive though we may to make it secure. But we can give them the present.
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Saying about Kathleen Norris: Acedia is a danger to anyone whose work requires great concentration and discipline yet is considered by many to be of little practical value. The world doesn't care if I write another word, and if I am to care, I have to summon all my interior motivation and strength.
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Kathleen Norris Quotes: The often heard lament, 'I have so little time,' gives the lie to the delusion that the daily is of little significance.
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Kathleen Norris Quote: The demon of acedia -- also called the noonday demon -- is the one that causes the most serious trouble of all. . . . He makes it seem that the sun barely moves, if at all, and . . . he instills in the heart of the monk a hatred for the place, a hatred for his very life itself.
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