I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly you find - at the age of fifty, say - that a whole new life has opened before you, filled with things you can think about, study, or read about. ... It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you.
Source: Women's Words: The Columbia Book of Quotations by Women
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