Quotes by: Gail Sheehy

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Gail Sheehy
Born Gail Henion
(1937-11-27) November 27, 1937 (age 79)
Mamaroneck, New York, U.S.
Occupation Journalist, author
Language English
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Vermont, Columbia University
Literary movement New Journalism
Notable works Passages; The Silent Passage; Understanding Men's Passages; Hillary's Choice; New Passages; Passages in Caregiving
Website
www.gailsheehy.com

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.
Gail Sheehy
We really only have two choices. Play it safe, or take a chance. For me, pulling back because of fear has always made me feel worse.
Gail Sheehy
I've had the experience of having a book praised but then it doesn't sell. Or not praised but then it sells.
Gail Sheehy
The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
Gail Sheehy
Adapting to our Second Adulthood is not all about the money. It requires thinking about how to find a new locus of identity or how to adjust to a spouse who stops working and who may loll, enjoying coffee and reading the paper online while you're still commuting.
Gail Sheehy
Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
Gail Sheehy
We have to move from the unbridled pursuit of self-gain at the expense of others to recovering appreciation for what we gain by caring and sharing with one another.
Gail Sheehy
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Gail Sheehy
In rough times, pathfinders rely on work, friends, humor and prayer. They develop a support network.
Gail Sheehy
I found that female pathfinders generally integrate characteristics commonly associated with being women - like the capacity to be intimate - with 'male' ones like ambition and courage.
Gail Sheehy
If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.
Gail Sheehy
It was so naive to think that there was nothing interesting that happened after 55. Come on, there's a whole second adulthood!
Gail Sheehy
The first thing one notices about Jill Abramson is her short stature. The second is her intensity.
Gail Sheehy
Jill Clayburgh's life so closely paralleled mine, I feel as though a part of me lived a little through her and died a little with her.
Gail Sheehy
I found the happiest woman in America is between 50 and 55, is happily married, has made significant progress in her career, and lives in a community where she can easily exercise outside. But the most important single thing was she had her last child before she was 35.
Gail Sheehy
I know I'm never going to probably see the Taj Mahal or, you know, climb Mt. Everest, but I can still maybe influence peoples' way of thinking by a story that I do, by something I learn about the world.
Gail Sheehy
In my memoir, I admit that I've been as fearful of success as of failure. In fact, when 'Passages' was published, I so dreaded bad reviews that I ran away to Italy with a girlfriend and our children to hide out.
Gail Sheehy
It is a paradox that as we reach out prime, we also see there is a place where it finishes.
Gail Sheehy
The feminist spirit still lives! It shows most boldly among younger women from the millennial generation.
Gail Sheehy
Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.
Gail Sheehy
Be willing to shed parts of your previous life. For example, in our 20s, we wear a mask; we pretend we know more than we do. We must be willing, as we get older, to shed cocktail party phoniness and admit, 'I am who I am.'
Gail Sheehy
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