A collection of quotes and thoughts by Pam Brown on cats, friendship, loss, family, inspirational, love, sisters, women, attitude, silence, courage, dark and dreams.

8 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Pam Brown That Prove Little Things Mean A Lot In Life

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Seymour, Australia


Pam Brown is a distinguished Australian poet. She worked as a silkscreen printer, civil servant, editor and teacher before making her mark as a poet. She is now counted among the noted poets of the modern era. Brown’s life as a poet has been shaped by her penchant for travelling that has taken her to places far away from Australia and the poems that she has written over the course of her long career reflect her well travelled worldview. Additionally, she has also taught multi-media studies and film making during the course of her career that highlights her versatility as an individual. Some of her noted works include ‘New & Selected Poems’, ‘True Thoughts’, ‘Authentic Local’, ‘Missing Up’, ‘Small Blue View’, ‘Correspondences’ and ‘Keep It Quiet’ among others. However, other than being a poet of great repute, Brown has also worked for ‘Jacket Magazine’ and as the Poetry Editor at Overland, which has further underlined her pedigree as a poet of rare quality. We bring to you some notable quotations and sayings by the prolific writer which have been curated from her work, poems, writings, public utterances, tweets and interviews. Read on the collection of quotes and thoughts by Pam Brown that will make your day.

A cat is always on the wrong side of any door.

- Cuddly Cats, Pam Brown

A horse can lend its rider the speed and strength he or she lacks, but the rider who is wise remembers it is no more than a loan.

- Pam Brown

A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.

- Pam Brown

Loss leaves us empty- but learn not to close your heart and mind to grief. Allow life to replinish you. When sorrow comes it seems impossible- but new

- Pam Brown

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.

- Pam Brown

Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.

- Pam Brown

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.

- Pam Brown

Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.

- Pam Brown