I was born in a hurricane in Pensacola, Florida... my dad was in the military, so we moved all over the place. But I consider myself a southerner from Louisiana. I've lived in Texas for most of my adult life.
Kimberly Willis Holt
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Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
The only thing more dangerous than a willingness to ignore the Law is an ability to change it.
And there, my dear Fio, you make one of Womankind's greatest mistakes: falling in love with a man's
Karen Marie Moning
Why, when two people start living together, do they end up hurting each other so much? Maybe that’s
I often leave... You see, I'm not angry nor hold grouches at what they do. It makes me angry that th
Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism.
Michael Bassey Johnson
I don't think writers need to be insane. Just crazy.
Possibly I've become less funny as I've been happier.
It's always good to show that poetry isn't the little depressed lyric people believe it to be, that
If we make a small commitment towards keeping our talent alive, one day it becomes a beautiful gift,
Only one wish I have, and that is to die a happy man.
Jonathan Anthony Burkett
I will not be my father's dog.
It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.
Robert Wilson Lynd
In some way, every creative action disturbs the universe.
This is one of man's oldest riddles. How can the independence of human volition be harmonized with t
If you work hard and you do your best, you can do anything.
If literature truly possesses a mysterious power, I think perhaps it is precisely this: that one can
I sense that you are nearby, son and daughter of the Almari bloodline. I will soon come for you both
To grow and know what one is growing towards-that is the source of all strength and confidence in li
I am not wise enough to know if there is ever purpose in tragedy, if there is ever virtue in resisti
When the world is pregnant with lies, a secret long hidden will be revealed.
You love life because life's all there is.
People said it because other people said it. They did not know why it was being said and heard every
Psychology has falsified love as surrender and altruism, while it is an appropriation or a bestowal
The proud person always wants to do the right thing, the great thing. But because he wants to do it
It's a wonder Hell don't open up and swallow her as the highlight of the service.
K. Martin Beckner
Adversity helps a man to know his inherent great abilities.
The sooner it's over, the sooner we can go back to bed. Everything good happens in bed.
[T]hat's the way of torturers of every age, to put the blame on the victim, especially when he strik
Orson Scott Card
Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will no
Day had come for him. He’d only missed one meeting at work and his partner…his friend, had come for
Now I have to lie on the bed for a few minutes and let the solitude gather round me once more.
Whatever comes to your consciousness is what you act out.
She was beautiful, but her youth, the very awkwardness of her age, prevented her from flaunting it.
Richard J. O'Brien
Two great talkers will not travel far together.
I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought.
Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completio
The problem with a man is, he is no more a child.
War has been the necessary and inevitable consequence of the establishment of a monopoly on security
Gustave de Molinari
Don't be carried away by the current of the situation. Focus on the essentials, take action on the b
Soft closer of our eyes! Low murmur of tender lullabies!
Pray. Not just with your words, but with your actions.
Reality wasn't as important as people made it out to be; to Jude it was simply the physical state in
Not all marketing people are writers, but all writers must learn to be marketers.
Katherine feels that she must have learned something about marriage from being married before that i
God knows how to turn your helplessness into strength
...be as fast as Usain Bolt, the winner is the winner, even if he crawls like a crab, his destiny is
Michael Bassey Johnson
I will tie you up, sometimes in very intricate, time-consuming bondage. I will suspend you from thin
Sayara St. Clair
We may fail of our happiness strive we ever so bravely but we are less likely to fail if we measur
Guilty feelings about clothes are totally unnecessary. A lot of people earn their living by making c
We can't talk about it, or I know she won't so I don't even try, but it's what goes unsaid between p
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people to focus your energies on answers - no
William Arthur Ward
Young girls and mass murders are tender hearted creatures
I was forced to wander, having no one, forced by my nature to keep wandering because wandering was t
If a certain event repeats itself over and over again, it means somewhere someone has destined it
And so when I couldn't stand it no longer, I lit out. I got into my old rags and my sugar-hogshead a
I should like to understand more about the signs on the shirt you wore earlier. What was it: Eat the
Friendship," said Christopher Robin, "is a very comforting thing to have.
Short term gain will result in long term pain
Umair Aziz Attari
As fears about the energy and environmental crises reach a fever pitch, we're all searching for solu
Change is uncomfortable, but it’s helpful!
Definition of a SufiTo learn, people must give up a great deal, and this includes ritual as somethin
Existence Of G…
It appears to me that one defeats God precisely by not trying to stand above God, but on the contrar
Never let them give you their own branding upon your name, brand yourself to avoid being falsely bra
The whole Christmas story was probably a later addition to the gospel narratives, presented only by
Life is beautiful. Some people just remind you of that more than others.
Fighting physically signifies spiritual weakness.
Michael Bassey Johnson
I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity
Your mind should be on one thing and one thing only: gaining enough power to be free to live your ow
[on Martin Freeman playing Bilbo Baggins] It was great. I got to hang out with him, and I kept a str
It doesn't make you a bad person to want to be remembered. To want to make it to the top. To provide
Complicated things CHALLENGE us most,HURTS us most,and there, we LEARN the most.
Bradley B. Dalina
I believe books should be like a prime rib steak ~ good and thick.
One of the surprising discoveries of modern psychology is how easy it is to be ignorant of your own
Daniel C. Dennett
Books and school are great for learning but there is no substitute for life and living to provide a
Before stopping terrorism, find the real terrorist!!!
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished
Generosity is also marked by doing what one says one will do. Saadi teaches: ‘when the generous prom
The world is full of terrible suffering, compared to which the small inconveniences of my childhood
All men by nature desire knowledge.
I wanted a love thick with time, as inscrutable as if a lathe had carved it from night and as famili
Be optimistic like a flower. A flower never loses her optimism, and will bloom with all of her beaut
Know what you want to do-then do it. Make straight for your goal and go undefeated in spirit to the
The more we frequent men, the blacker our thoughts; and when, to clarify them, we return to our soli
Emil M. Cioran
Have my moments, Doll, have my moments.
Only priests and fools are fearless and I've never been on the best of terms with God.
The kind of death you should mourn over is the one that happen when you abort your potentials premat
Scenery here in Canada is by the mile whereas in England it is by the foot. In England there is a g
A. Brooker Klugh
Finnick?" I say, "Maybe some pants?"He looks down at his legs as if noticing his outfit for the firs
Although steady and slow are the trail to love, there is no path to see through without the engine o
Relinquish your ideology of control, for it is merely a mirage anyway.
Breathing heavily near his ear as he rested his head next to mine, I whispered, “I wish we could sta
Peace Of Mind
If you want to have peace of mind, you need to listen to your heart or your inner nature. If you wan
I don't expect congratulations for successful beginning, what I want is the applaud at successful en
Is it possible not to ever know your type-not to even know you have a type-until quite suddenly you
Jennifer E. Smith
Implementing best practice is copying yesterday, innovation is inventing tomorrow.
She had always loved the stars. But tonight, she felt as if they were watching her, waiting for her
Time was not a line, but an awareness. I was no longer a body, but a series of pieces whistling as t
Why should we isolate people who are brave enough to try to become like us--who want to help people?
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