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May Sinclair

  • ... when you think you've got hold of a genius ... you can't be sure whether it's a spark of the divine fire or a mere flash in the pan.

  • Perhaps it was not to be wondered at if Mr. Rickman had not yet found himself. There were, as he sorrowfully reflected, so many Mr. Rickmans.

  • ... if you don't believe in yourself, you'll have some difficulty in making other people believe in you.

  • For with him the phantoms of the mind (which to the average man are merely phantoms) projected themselves with a bodily vividness and violence. Not only had they the colour and authority of accomplished fact, they were invested with an immortality denied to facts.

  • ... people in great trouble don't change to other people. They only change to themselves.

  • Knowing reality is knowing that you can't lose it.

May Sinclair, English writer

(1863 - 1946)

Full name: Mary Amelia St. Clair Sinclair.