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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Ellen Goodman on love, forgiveness, gratitude, endings, life, closure, society, materialistic, truth, wisdom, change and dawn.

10 Inspiring Ellen Goodman Quotes That Will Keep You Going In The Hour Of Tide

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Famous As: Journalist

Born On: April 11, 1941

One of the finest American journalists, and syndicate columnists, Ellen Goodman is recipient of the highly respected ‘Pulitzer Prize’ for her prolific commentary in ‘Turning Points’ and ‘Close to Home’. Her other notable works include ‘Paper Trail: Common Sense In Uncommon Times’, ‘Making Sense’, ‘Value Judgments’ along with collaboration with Patricia O'Brien in ‘I Know Just What You Mean: The Power of Friendship in Women's Lives’. Her list of accolades include ‘American Society of News Editors Distinguished Writing Award’, ‘Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Award’ and ‘President's Award by the National Women's Political Caucus’. She also received the ‘American Woman Award by the Women's Research & Education Institute’ and ‘Ernie Pyle Award for Lifetime Achievement’ from the ‘National Society of Newspaper Columnists’. In 2010, Goodman established the Conversation Project which is an organization devoted for the fulfillment of wishes by people suffering from terminal diseases. Here are some of the most intriguing quotes from this legendary columnist and author, highlighting her thoughts and sayings on issues pertaining to equality, women empowerment, love, hate, wisdom, society and many more. Read on the compilation of thoughts and quotations by Ellen Goodman which have been curated from her writings, books, work and life.
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I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference.

Ellen Goodman

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience--unless they are still up.

Ellen Goodman

If women can sleep their way to the top, how come they aren't there?

Ellen Goodman

..what the next generation will value most is not what we owned, but the evidence of who we were and the tales of how we lived. In the end, it's the family stories that are worth the storage.

Ellen Goodman

The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children ourweigh our fears

Ellen Goodman

When you live alone, you can be sure that the person who squeezed the toothpaste tube in the middle wasn't committing a hostile act.

Ellen Goodman

Once upon a time we were just plain people. But that was before we began having relationships with mechanical systems. Get involved with a machine and sooner or later you are reduced to a factor.

Ellen Goodman

In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.

Ellen Goodman

Civility, it is said, means obeying the unenforceable.

Ellen Goodman

The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves.

Ellen Goodman