Natalie Babbitt Quotes & Sayings

12 most famous Natalie Babbitt quotes and sayings (writer). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“I never wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be a book illustrator. I used to hurry home from school and draw.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“We human beings do a lot of dumb things, and war is certainly the dumbest.”
“I had a wonderful mother who wanted my sister and me to have everything, even though money was a very prominent thing we didn't have. But we had a very happy childhood - pretty much ideal, in fact.”
“I write for children because I am interested in fantasy and the possibilities for experience of all kinds before the time of compromise. I believe that children are far more perceptive and wise than American books give them credit for being.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“My mother was an artist, and I was fairly good at art as a child. I was always the best drawer in class, except in second grade when an artistic genius passed through our school!”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“Right after graduation, I married Samuel Fisher Babbitt, an academic administrator. I spent the next ten years in Connecticut, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., raising our children, Christopher, Tom, and Lucy.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“I grew up wanting only to be an illustrator. I studied art at Laurel School in Cleveland and at Smith College.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“I have a wonderful husband, and we have had a great life.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“I was born and raised in Ohio. During my childhood, I spent most of my time drawing and reading fairy tales and myths.”
Natalie Babbitt Quotes
“I have always loved astronomy, and being an astronomer once lurked in the back of my mind. But I was never good at algebra. In fact, I flunked it twice in high school.”

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