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Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

We, in the late '60s, '70s and '80s, are acting like we have just discovered freedom and liberation. But I'm sure that many women have worked for that for such a long time. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

Gertrudis could knit five sweaters in three days, ride horseback for hours, bake pastries for all the charity bazaars, take a painting class, dance flamenco, sing rancheras, feed lunch to seventy invited guests on a Sunday, and fall in love with total impunity with three different men every Monday. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

When I was in my 20s, I wanted to be tough. I discovered that I didn't want to be the woman I was raised to be - a good, traditional wife. When I went out in the world to find a husband, I found that husbands weren't ready to accept the kind of woman I was going to be. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

The cadence, that indecipherable, insignificant something that makes someone walk a certain way, speak in a certain tone, look with a certain pause, caress with a certain exactitude. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

In reality," he told Paulina, after knowing her a short time, "endings are unworthy of art. Works of art are always unfinished. Whoever creates them is never sure of having finished them. The same is true of all the best things in life. Goethe, even though he was a German, was right about this: 'Every beginning is beautiful, but one must stop on the threshold. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

Without a doubt. I believe in fate the same way others believe in God. I do believe in fate. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

My passion is writing, but it is also a fight because I still see home as a woman's duty. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

I do write to be loved; I speak so that I am loved; I work for love; I live with others so that they may love me, and so that I can love them. For me, this is very important, and many, or all, of my relationships are based on that. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

I believe that there is an important part of every human being that is defined in terms of their significant other: how we choose our partner, and how we behave when we are with them. And that is the part that interests me. How that part of the personality is forged doesn't just interest me, it fascinates me. — Angeles Mastretta

Mastretta Quotes By Angeles Mastretta

There are many people who say, 'I write for myself.' I think that if you write and publish, then you write for your readers, not just for yourself. Many writers say that they write to be loved. I place myself among those writers. — Angeles Mastretta