I try to leave out the parts that people skip.
Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young.
When you are describing
A shape or sound or tint;
Don’t state the matter plainly
But put it in a hint;
And learn to look at all things
With a sort of mental squint.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
Words, which are the dress of thought, deserve surely more care than clothes, which are only the dress of the person.
Philip Dormer Stanhope 4th Earl of Chesterfield
….passion for survival is the great theme of women’s poetry.
Adrienne Rich U.S. poet
The same emotions in man and woman are nonetheless dissimilar in tempo: consequently, man and woman never cease to misunderstand one another.
Imagination is more important than knowledge…
Albert Einstein (Don’t you just love the man!)
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
Henry David Thoreau
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built on sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
“Life: an age to the miserable and a moment to the happy.”
“Fate is not written, it’s created.”
“Ignorance is the worst kind of poverty.”
“Race and religion were two of the earliest forms of branding. Why don’t marketing books reflect this?!
“Whether the events in our life are good or bad greatly depends on the way we perceive them.”
Michel de Montaigne