Words of a Woman

Joan Didion

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Joan Didion

The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

-Joan Didion

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  • So much truth to this. Great quote!

  • Profoundly unfettered quote and love this sublime photograph – each complements the other.

  • A profound and excellent quotation, thank you.

  • GD Morris May, 21 2017, 2:01 / Reply

    I come from her time. I’ve tried in my small way to let similar ideas guide my life.

    I’ll toss two more at you… Life is a self-help program. The Future Belongs To Those Who Prepare For It.

    If you like similar philosophies, try Emerson’s essay Self Reliance.

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