"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve." J.K. Rowling

"You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you've got something to say." F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Little by little the time flies by - Short if we laugh...long if we sigh." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author... 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his forthcoming book. No. 1 admits you to his respect; No. 2 admits you to his admiration; No. 3 carries you clear into his heart." Mark Twain

"We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out." Ray Bradbury

"Where there is great love there are always miracles."- Willa Cather

"Poems come out of wonder, not out of knowing." Lucille Clifton

“I need to put up with two or three caterpillars if I want to get to know the butterflies.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery, from his book, The Little Prince

"The Wastebasket is a writer's best friend." - Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1978 Nobel Prize in Literature

"Though War speaks
Every language
It never knows
What to say
To frogs."
-- Alice Walker, in War is Never a Good Idea

"From a certain point onward, there is no turning back. That is the point that must be reached." Franz Kafka

"If it takes two hands, it's probably not worth doing." Lynn Baker

"I'm extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end." Margaret Thatcher

"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what's said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference." Abraham Lincoln

"When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight." Kahlil Gibran

"Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for." Ray Bradbury

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss

Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth. - Charles Kingsley

It is better to be a pleasant surprise than a bitter disappointment. -- Armey's Axiom #29, Dick Armey

"When I awaken, I spend about ten minutes thinking about all of the good in my life. I then program my day, affirming that everything will go well and that I will enjoy it." Louise Hay

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
-- The Tao of Pooh


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