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Motivational Sylvia Plath Quotes And Sayings

Sylvia Plath Quotes:- Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. She is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for two of her published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, as well as The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems.

Inspirational Sylvia Plath Quotes

“I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.”-Sylvia Plath

Inspirational Sylvia Plath Quotes

“If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.”-Sylvia Plath


“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”-Sylvia Plath


“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”-Sylvia Plath


“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”-Sylvia Plath

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.”-Sylvia Plath


“The silence depressed me. It wasn’t the silence of silence. It was my own silence.”-Sylvia Plath


“And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.”-Sylvia Plath


“let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences”-Sylvia Plath


Quotes By Sylvia Plath About Life & Freedom


“Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.”-Sylvia Plath


“If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.”-Sylvia Plath


“Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.”-Sylvia Plath


“Is there no way out of the mind?”-Sylvia Plath


“I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.”-Sylvia Plath

“Can you understand? Someone, somewhere, can you understand me a little, love me a little? For all my despair, for all my ideals, for all that – I love life. But it is hard, and I have so much – so very much to learn.”-Sylvia Plath


“-I like people too much or not at all. I’ve got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.”-Sylvia Plath


“We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.”-Sylvia Plath


“I talk to God but the sky is empty.”-Sylvia Plath


“There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.”-Sylvia Plath


“I must get my soul back from you; I am killing my flesh without it.”-Sylvia Plath