Quotes by Sylvia Plath

If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.
– Sylvia Plath

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.
– Sylvia Plath

I’ll never speak to God again.
– Sylvia Plath

My mother said the cure for thinking too much about yourself was helping somebody who was worse off than you.
– Sylvia Plath

If they substituted the word ‘Lust’ for ‘Love’ in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth.
– Sylvia Plath

 

 

I talk to God but the sky is empty.
– Sylvia Plath

I wish you’d find the exit out of my head.
– Sylvia Plath

If I didn’t think, I’d be much happier.
– Sylvia Plath

Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream Mother-Goose-world, Alice-in-Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life?
– Sylvia Plath

Why can’t I try on different lives, like dresses, to see which fits best and is more becoming?
– Sylvia Plath

The hardest thing is to live richly in the present without letting it be tainted out of fear for the future or regret for the past.
– Sylvia Plath

I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.
– Sylvia Plath

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
– Sylvia Plath

If only I knew what I wanted I could try to see about getting it.
– Sylvia Plath

What a man wants is a mate and what a woman wants is infinite security,’ and, ‘What a man is is an arrow into the future and a what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.
– Sylvia Plath

Perfection is terrible, it cannot have children.
– Sylvia Plath

Some things are hard to write about. After something happens to you, you go to write it down, and either you over dramatize it, or underplay it, exaggerate the wrong parts or ignore the important ones. At any rate, you never write it quite the way you want to.
– Sylvia Plath

Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing.
– 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

Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.
– Sylvia Plath

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