Friday, December 30, 2016

December Words of Wisdom

Some people walk into your life as a blessing. Others walk out of your life and it feels like one. --Steve Wentworth

Mermaids never lose sleep over the opinion of shrimp. --Unknown

For what it's worth: It's never too late, or in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. --F. Scott Fitzgerald

Softness does not equal weakness. It takes courage to stay delicate in a world that is sometimes cruel. --Ashley Galvin

Maybe you should eat some makeup so you can be pretty on the inside, too. --Unknown

The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, it starts feeling like one. --Unknown

Do what is right for you. No one else is walking in your shoes. --Unknown

You don't really understand an antagonist until you understand why he's a protagonist in his own version of the world. --John Rogers

The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it. --Douglas Adams

Keep writing. Even if you think it's terrible, keep writing; you will only get better with practice. And learn to finish the things you begin, because the ending is the hardest part. --Lucy Saxon

Real situations always expose fake people. --Trent Shelton

If you want to see the truth, you must be big enough to look. --Rune Lazuli

A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks. --Oscar Wilde

Nothing that happens to a writer - however happy, however tragic - is ever wasted. --PD James

Have regrets. They are fuel. On the page they flare into desire. --Geoff Dyer

Creating is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. --Mary Lou Cook

Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others. --Charles Bukowski

The era of the pajama boy is over on January 20th and the alpha males are back. --Dr. Sebastian Gorka

The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. --Robert Cormier

The winner was NOT decided by a racist and craven nation - it was decided by millions of disgusted Americans desperate for real change. The people did not want a politician. The people wanted to be seen. Donald Trump convinced those people that he could see them. Hillary Clinton did not. --Mike Rowe

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. --Charles Dickens

It's truly astonishing that some guy hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy did more for truth in this election than all of the American press. --James Woods

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. --Robert A. Heinlein

I am free because I know that I am morally responsible for everything I do. --Robert A. Heinlein

Your heart knows the way, run in that direction. --Rumi

We will show the whole world how proud we are to be American. --President-Elect Donald Trump

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it. --Salvador Dali

Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, forever to repair. So think twice about trusting a person who has let you down more than twice. Once was a warning, twice was a lesson and anything more is taking advantage. --Unknown

To get on with animals you must have a sense of humor. --Saki (Hector Hugh Monro)

It's okay if you're the only one who can hear the music of your soul. Dance to it anyway! --Sue Krebs

It takes a lot of time being a genius, you have to sit around so much, doing nothing. --Gertrude Stein

Ask your heart what's right and follow it. --Arny Mindell

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say. --Paulo Coelho

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