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Author: Charles Morgan
Cynicism is extremely contagious, and the most pious among us cannot long endure its potency. The gu
If you are a tree, smiles are your flowers. Bloom endlessly.
Most serious writers refuse to make themselves available to the things that technology is doing. I'v
William S. Burroughs
Self-love is an unfolding process that gains strength over time, not a goal with a fixed end point.
What are you babbling on about, woman?" sighed Chloe. She'd picked this phrase up from her father an
One wants to live, of course, indeed one only stays alive by virtue of the fear of death, but I thin
I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist; I'm a dramatist, a dramatic historian, or one who
That which is timeless is also the most timely.
You're never too old to start learning, and you're never too young to aim high and achieve great thi
God, I want to dream again, take me where I've never been! I want to go there, this time I'm not sca
It was possible that I'd thrown one too many Molotov cocktails over God's fence.
I thought you were more like GI Joe, but now that I know about the cape, you sound more like Superma
Most of life is routine-dull and grubby, but routine is the mountain that keeps a man going. If you
I know who you are...I've fallen hard for that person, and I sure as hell am not going to let you fa
How vast those Orbs must be, and how inconsiderable this Earth, the Theatre upon which all our might
You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Rights are not easy to obtain, and once we understand this, we must work attentively and persistentl
We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money. Well, if you're game, the Duke
Joshua Micah Marshall
I can’t pray or weigh my words right; doomsday is here my friend, but you’re immune. We sufferfor yo
Loves JudgeA man once hunted; saved by a woman; summoned for past judgment, could only say,“For love
A dragon looks like a girl when it is young.
Catherynne M. Valente
When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.
She had heard all about excluded middles; they were bad shit, to be avoided; and how had it ever hap
All progress is based upon the universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond
One’s skill is never complete, one’s knowledge is forever lacking, one’s taste is invariably altered
Chess is not only knowledge and logic.
Oh, Perceval, a falcon is born to hunt, and so are you. One day you will hunt indeed--but not yet."
Love is blind, they say--but isn't it more that love makes us see too much? Isn't it more that love
Te amo, Querida," he whispered, stroking her hair. "Tu eres mi luz en la oscuridad." I love you. You
Bewildered as he might be, sometimes a man's highest calling is simply to stand, and hug.
Is there a way to choose a few things and do them well rather than do a lot of things halfway or not
Stephen W. Smith
Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the sk
Stick." I said in Russian. I had no clue what the word for stake was. I pointed at the silver ring I
It crosses my mind that Cinna's calm and normal demeanor masks a complete madman.
You can't change the past.....why bother?...linger too much in the thought, you only get pulled down
I believe that the strength in America is individual families and communities.
Tempt The Devil
You tempt the devil,” he whispered then laid his head down and sighed. “Angels always do.
Shrimp and green peppers are shriveling in my refrigerator
A story must be told or there'll be no story, yet it is the untold stories that are most moving.
I've always been a bit of a space geek. I wrote an article years ago about the neutral buoyancy tank
I try to maintain a positive attitude at all times, because clients notice little things like that,
The walls loom, grey as the rain outside. LIke the sky of England itself. Everything seems colourles
Truth is a great flirt.
Fiona fixed a slice of bread to the toasting fork and held it out to the flames. So began the ritual
Make the goal huge and you cannot miss!
Do not speak unflatteringly of Jane," Flora said, walking beside Chad. "She is the greatest writer t
How you brew your life is how it’s gonna taste on your tongue. You have the choice to make it bitter
My body is like a Temple in Nepal. It is sacred, but has a lot of damage from the earthquake of my y
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdnes
People do change. And no matter how close we once were, and how much we opened up to each other, may
I don’t know what to do with my future.
Gain strength. Suck up energy. Make a point of appreciating the fragrance of the flowers and the bea
Money, fame and personal possessions should never be your metric for measuring your passion.
When faced with people who have very limited conversational skills and no apparent desire to cultiva
There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too.
I do not say anything from jealousy.
Teachers matter. So instead of bashing them, or defending the status quo, let’s offer schools a dea
World War Ii
Why do people have memories? It would be easier to die - anything to stop remembering.
New York City
New York is a different country. Maybe it ought to have a separate government. Everybody thinks diff
The greatest magic of life is that all things in life can be changed!
Mehmet Murat ildan
Although the testimony of my mother’s life helped mold me and taught me how to live, the testimony o
Quotes To Live…
People who judge you are often themselves craving approval.
Emma J. Bell
Don't be a zombie for anyone, if your oppressor likes zombies, cinemas are not located in mars.
Michael Bassey Johnson
It keeps him happy, Dahlaine, and happy people are nicer than gloomy ones. Haven't you noticed that
All the earth is to bring praise to God
Look for the failures in your successes and the successes in your failures.
Sometimes waiting is the hardest thing.
Constantly choose rather to want less than to have more.
Thomas a Kempis
It's really interesting to me how all of us can experience the exact same event, and yet come away w
The receding perspective of my past smothers my present. Remembering is the malignancy that feasts o
Good And Evil
The best men are not consistent in good—why should the worst men be consistent in evil?
Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and
Pearl S. Buck
Advice For Wri…
Writers On Wri…
As a writer, I like the list of "things to strive for" that Richard Yates kept above his typewriter:
Louisa May Alc…
It takes so little to make a child happy, that it is a pity in a world full of sunshine and pleasant
Louisa May Alcott
The myth-making about Appomattox started from the moment Lee left the courthouse on his horse to tra
The novel comes from a long shamanic tradition wherein the shaman-storyteller himself is transformed
Hal Zina Bennett
Revolution is the accession of the peoples, and, at the bottom, the People is Man.
Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which
Don't say it was "delightful"; make us say "delightful" when we've read the description.
I wanted to survive—not for my kind, but for trust, for friendship, for another being. (Eric)
Shannon A. Thompson
I'm happy to say that at 62, I think I've reached that point where stuff doesn't bother me as much,
It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive.
There is comfort in keeping what is sacred inside us not as a secret, but as a prayer.
Terry Tempest Williams
Fear is the freaky troll under the bridge that leads to achievement.
To go back home was to play with impressions in this way, the way I played with the first pair of gl
Greed, one of the badliest capital sins, is not good, is not good for knolege, love, money. Greed "t
I'm not tired of who I am. That would be sad!
Simply by living in this particular time and space, you're doing something nearly 100% of all other
As believers, our reaction to crisis reveals our heart toward God.
It's easy to make a mess when you're not the one who has to clean it up.
I love a girl that can make me laugh. I am not really a laugh-at-things type of guy and I don't smil
Let the fires of truth burn away your false life and your excuses, fears, blaming, doubts and illusi
We think the whole world's going to change, and forget that human beings are still human beings; we
Michael K. Powell
Life And Living
That was what counted, she told herself: those unexpected moments of appreciation, unanticipated gli
Alexander McCall Smith
Everyone in this world perform their ‘duty’. But when one performs the ‘duty’ and he also intimidate
A life without challenges isn’t alive.
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
We are very much in love; when I call her angel, she calls me demon.
Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will som
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