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

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

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Writer, Poet, Performer

Born On
1948 AD

Born In
Seymour, Australia

Age
69

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.

From serenity comes gentleness, comes lasting strength.

- Pam Brown

When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?

- Pam Brown

It's hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.

- Pam Brown

Bears need people. People need bears.

- Pam Brown

A teddy bear does not depend upon mechanics to give him the semblance of life. He is loved - and therefore he lives.

- Pam Brown

Thank you for being interested. Doesn't sound much but it meant just about everything.

- Pam Brown

A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.

- Pam Brown

An older sister is a friend and defender - a listener, conspirator, a counsellor and a sharer of delights. And sorrows too.

- Pam Brown

Mothers are the pivot on which the family spins, Mothers are the pivot on which the world spins.

- Pam Brown

If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater.

- Pam Brown

A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are Turning Out Drawers.

- Pam Brown

Loss leaves us empty - but learn not to close your heart and mind in grief. Allow life to replenish you. When sorrow comes it seems impossible - but new joys wait to fill the void.

- Pam Brown

We shared. Parents. Home. Pets. Celebrations. Catastrophes. Secrets. And the threads of our experience became so interwoven that we are linked. I can never be utterly lonely, knowing you share the planet.

- Pam Brown

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.

- Pam Brown

Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.

- Pam Brown

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

In loneliness, in sickness, in confusion-the mere knowledge of friendship makes it possible to endure, even if the friend is powerless to help. It is enough that they exist. Friendship is not diminished by distance or time, by imprisonment or war, by suffering or silence. It is in these things that it roots most deeply. It is from these things that it flowers.

- Pam Brown

For the sake of the sons - and even for the son's future wives - a woman must keep a part of her mind and heart entirely for herself. Every family is better off with a wife and mother who can astonish and occasionally dewilder.

- Pam Brown

Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize. Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks. Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom. Are always underfoot. But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there. Defending you against all comers.

- Pam Brown

It should be possible to exist with only a short shelf of books, to read and give away. After all - we may not open a book, once read, for ten years or more. But the act of reading has made it part of us - to relinquish it would be to lose an extension of our being.

- Pam Brown

You took me to adventure and to love. We two have shared great joy and great sorrow. And now I stand at the gate of the paddock watching you run in an ecstasy of freedom, knowing you will return to stand quietly, loyally, beside me.

- Pam Brown