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Willa Cather Quotes

What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself - life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.

~ Willa Cather

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.

~ Willa Cather

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.

~ Willa Cather

He had the uneasy manner of a man who is not among his own kind, and who has not seen enought of the world to feel that all people are in some sense his own kind.

~ Willa Cather

No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.

~ Willa Cather
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