Anne Morrow Lindbergh





Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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born
in Englewood, New Jersey, The United States
June 22, 1906

died
February 07, 2001

gender
female

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh was born in 1906. She married Charles Lindbergh in 1929 and became a noted aviator in her own right, eventually publishing several books on the subject and receiving several aviation awards. Gift from the Sea, published in 1955, earned her international acclaim. She was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, the National Women’s Hall of Fame, and the Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey. War Within and Without, the penultimate installment of her published diaries, received the Christopher Award in 1980. Mrs. Lindbergh died in 2001 at the age of ninety-four.


Average rating: 4.17 · 27,485 ratings · 2,539 reviews · 32 distinct works · Similar authors
Gift from the Sea
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 25,161 ratings — published 1955 — 72 editions
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Bring Me a Unicorn: Diaries...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 399 ratings — published 1972 — 9 editions
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Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead:...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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North to the Orient
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1935 — 11 editions
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Wisdom from Gift from the S...
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Locked Rooms Open Doors: Di...
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War Within & Without: Diari...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 1980 — 5 editions
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Flower And The Nettle:: Dia...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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“The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

“When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid it will never return. We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible, in life as in love, is in growth, in fluidity - in freedom, in the sense that the dancers are free, barely touching as they pass, but partners in the same pattern.

The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what was in nostalgia, nor forward to what it might be in dread or anticipation, but living in the present relationship and accepting it as it is now. Relationships must be like islands, one must accept them for what they are here and now, within their limits - islands, surrounded and interrupted by the sea, and continually visited and abandoned by the tides.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

“Don't wish me happiness
I don't expect to be happy all the time...
It's gotton beyond that somehow.
Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor.
I will need them all.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

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