Anne Taintor quotes

  • …words have been all my life, all my life--this need is like the Spider's need who carries before her a huge Burden of Silk which she must spin out--the silk is her life, her home, her safety--her food and drink too--and if it is attacked or pulled down, why, what can she do but make more, spin afresh, design anew….

  • Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.

  • Delete, delete, delete and at the end find the ‘core aspect of the design’

  • No design works unless it embodies ideas that are held common by the people for whom the object is intended.

  • Something with inner beauty will live forever, like the scent of a rose.

  • Meditation is realizing and expanding your inner beauty in every direction.

  • My everyday job is about superficial beauty, but when I'm not working I prefer to work on my inner beauty - I read a lot, I try to learn.

  • Having inner beauty is something you develop on your own, and I like to think I have that.

  • People are fighting over how our heartsongs are different. But they don't need to be the same. That's the beauty. We are a mosaic of gifts. Each of us has our inner beauty no matter how we look.

  • Every society must be intentional about educating its leaders.

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