Saturday, June 30, 2018

June Words of Wisdom

Not a lot of blogging this month as I've been busy getting my move on, but lots of quotes. Enjoy!

As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return life - and travel - leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those mark - on your body, or on your heart - are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.
--Anthony Bourdain (RIP Chef)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
--Albert Einstein

You know you live in a great country when even the people that absolutely detest it refuse to leave. --Candace Owens

I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated. --Emmitt Smith

Books make such good friends and quiet neighbors. --Catriona McPherson

Most playwrights go wrong on the fifth word. When you start a play and type, "Act One, Scene One", your writing is every bit as good as Arthur Miller or Eugene O'Neill. It's that fifth word where beginners start to go wrong." --Meredith Willson

Jealousy is a good indication that you are doing things the right way. People never get jealous of losers. --Morgan Freeman

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. --Pablo Picasso

Writing is the best gig in the whole business, as far as I'm concerned. You just sit down and make shit up. --Robert Mark Kamen

I encourage you to look for the good where you are, and embrace it. --Fred Rogers

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
--James Baldwin

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream another new dream. --C.S. Lewis

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. --Debbie Hope

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.  --Erma Bombeck

Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself. --Franz Kafka

and i said to my body. softly. "i want to be your friend." it took a long breath. and replied "i have been waiting my whole life for this". --Nayyirah Waheed

You can't stop people from saying bad things about you. All you can do is make them liars.
--Thomas Sowell

You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. --Louise C. Hay

When you're on stage, you don't challenge people's beliefs. You don't challenge their religion. You don't challenge their politics. You're there to entertain.
--Wayne Newton

Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about.
--Natalie Goldberg

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