Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.
I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
You cannot fail, if you resolutely determine, that you will not.
We attach ourselves so strongly to people and when they’re gone a part of us is gone, too.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.
A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking because her trust is not on the branch but on her own wings.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
You’re not ‘baby’ anymore. If I need you I’ll just use your simple name. Only kisses from the cheek from now on. And in a little while we’ll only have to wave.
Love Ridden by Fiona Apple Lyric
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it—it’s just easier if you do.
A Thousand Names for Joy by Byron Katie
If I’d learned nothing else from my life thus far, it was that you don’t always end up where you think you’re going.
Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix