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Inspirational Sylvia Plath Quotes

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, and novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Sylvia Plath Quotes.

Sylvia Plath Quotes
Sylvia Plath Quotes

Sylvia Plath Quotes

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

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

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”
― Sylvia Plath

“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”
― 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

“There is something demoralizing about watching two people get more and more crazy about each other, especially when you are the only extra person in the room.”
Sylvia Plath

“Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
― Sylvia Plath

“The silence depressed me. It wasn’t the silence of silence. It was my own silence.”
― Sylvia Plath

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

“I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.”
― Sylvia Plath

“let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences.”
― Sylvia Plath quotes

“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

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked.”
― Sylvia Plath

“I like people too much or not at all. I’ve got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.”
― Sylvia Plath

“We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.”
― 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

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.”
― Sylvia Plath

“Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.”
― Sylvia Plath quotes

“If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.
You leave the same impression
Of something beautiful, but annihilating.”
― Sylvia Plath

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

“And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.”
― Sylvia Plath

“The trouble was, I had been inadequate all along, I simply hadn’t thought about it.”
― 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

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