Cynthia Ozick Quotes

Who is Cynthia Ozick?

Cynthia Shoshana Ozick is an American short story writer, novelist, and essayist.

Born April 17, 1928

Best Quotes by Cynthia Ozick

“To want to be what one can be is purpose in life.”

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“My therapist told me I need to learn to love myself. It sounds easy enough, but really, how do you just wake up one day and learn that? It feels like something you should just do involuntarily, like swallowing or blinking, but now I have to work on it. It feels so forced. I mean, I know I went to a good school, and people tell me I'm smart and creative, but I don't know that. I don't know how to make myself feel that.”

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