--Laura Ingalls Wilder
"That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald.
English: Confucius said:”When I was fifteen, I aspired to learn. At thirty, I could be independent. At forty, I am not deluded. At fifty, I knew my destiny. At sixty, I knew truth in all I heard. At seventy, I could follow my heart’s desire without overstepping the line.”
It's difficult. I'm not struggling because it's difficult. I'm trying to do the best I can. --Anne Mette Hjortshøj
On being called the “Prince of Puke": “Why not? It’s better than, ‘He worked for his father’s company.’” --John Waters
"There's a lot of ego, greed, stupidity, and insanity. And that's a really bad combination." --Matt Groening
"...so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave." --Cheryl Strayed
"As much as anything, I miss being insulted every now and then, which is probably the Virginian in me."--Richard E. Byrd
"Form is a straitjacket in the way that a straitjacket was a straitjacket for Houdini."--Paul Muldoon
"Art is the only way I know to heal from the inside, to see the world for what it really is, beautiful and bright."--Danny Gregory
"Love is bigger than being satiated by happiness. --Derek Cianfrance
"I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
“When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.”
--Adrienne Rich“If you’re not sure you could love your children, please don’t have them, because they might grow up and kill us.”--John Waters