JENNETTE LEE QUOTES

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Love is jealous that any should come before her, or after. She would be all in all. If a man will trust her and live in her, he shall know all things.

JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret

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Love will not serve those who do not live for her, and in her, and to whom she is not the breath of life.

JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret

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Realism and art cannot live together.

JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret

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All the time nature is trying to tell us things and we blur her greatness with our little thoughts, our feebleness and flesh.

JENNETTE LEE, The Symphony Play

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It is a happy woman when the spirit time is come, that finds herself in the presence of a good man.

JENNETTE LEE, The Symphony Play

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Out of the rhythm and sound of the sea that beat through the orchestra, something moved--pressing toward death with quiet insistent joy--the thread through the maze--the soul behind the toil and the crime and longing.

JENNETTE LEE, The Mysterious Office

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He was accustomed to do what he called his duty; and it had for him the simplicity, common to big men, of being the thing next at hand. Like a force of nature he laid hold on it, and out of the ground and the sky and the thrill of life, he wrought beauty upon it.

JENNETTE LEE, Uncle William

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Life must be lived with courage, with climbing and risks, else there is no happiness, no hope, no true success, no future.

JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret

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Ibsen is at heart an optimist. He could not close his life's work with a note of negation. When We Dead Awaken is a clear, ringing call to the future.

JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret

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