Sylvia Plath Quotes

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Sylvia Plath Quotes
Sylvia Plath Quotes
Sylvia Plath was an American novelist, short story writer and poet. Best known for her two published poem collection Colossus & Other Poems and Ariel. In 1982, she become first poet to win the Pulitzer Prize posthumously.

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

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

Is there no way out of the mind?
Sylvia Plath

How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought.
Sylvia Plath

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

I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I'm here.
Sylvia Plath

Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call.
Sylvia Plath

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

The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
Sylvia Plath

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

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

he silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence.
Sylvia Plath

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

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

I am too pure for you or anyone.
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Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing.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

Is there no way out of the mind?
Sylvia Plath

But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion.
Sylvia Plath

Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both.
Sylvia Plath

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

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
Sylvia Plath

Widow. The word consumes itself.
Sylvia Plath

I am made, crudely, for success.
Sylvia Plath

The blood of love welled up in my heart with a slow pain.
Sylvia Plath

There ought, I thought, to be a ritual for being born twice - patched, retreaded and approved for the road.
Sylvia Plath

How did I know that someday — at college, in Europe, somewhere, anywhere — the bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn’t descend again?
Sylvia Plath

They understood things of the spirit in Japan. They disemboweled themselves when anything went wrong.
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

I thought how strange it had never occurred to me before that I was only purely happy until I was nine years old.
Sylvia Plath

The one thing I was good at was winning scholarships and prizes, and that era was coming to an end.
Sylvia Plath

There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
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

The one thing I was good at was winning scholarships and prizes, and that era was coming to an end.
Sylvia Plath
 
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