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Mildred Pitts Walter

  • The ability to choose puts human beings in control of their actions. Implied in choice is that the action taken is best, and that all other options are overruled. We cannot knowingly choose what is not good for us. The ability to pursue a course, whether it is a popular one or not, is measured in courage. The greater the courage, the greater the possibility we will act for change. I build my characters around the dynamics of choice, courage, and change.

    • Mildred Pitts Walter,
    • in The Horn Book ()

Mildred Pitts Walter, U.S. children's writer

(1922 - 2010)