Jesse Stuart Quotes (3 quotes)
Man with a Bull-Tongue Plow, first line of the poem (1934)
“My dad always told us never to live where we could see the smoke from another man's chimney. He told us we should never live so close to another's house that the chickens would mingle in the woods.”
Conversations with Jesse Stuart, Dave Peyton. May 5, 1975.
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1972 - ISBN: 9780547564012
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
The Art of War, Ch. 3
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Born: August 8, 1907
Died: February 17, 1984 (aged 76)
Occupation: Author, educator
Bio: Jesse Hilton Stuart was an American writer who is known for writing short stories, poetry, and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of Northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the Poet Laureate of Kentucky in 1954. He died at Jo-Lin nursing home in Ironton, Ohio, which is near his boyhood home.