American Writer Quotes


928 American Writer quotes:



"Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win."
Author: Kozol Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Battles Quotes
"Everyone will experience the consequences of his own acts. If his act are right, he'll get good consequences; if they're not, he'll suffer for it."
"A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net."
Author: Heimel Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Fish Quotes
"I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun, you'd better take one along that worked."
"Success is a journey, not a destination."
"I don't want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally."
"You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination."
"Music exalts each joy, allays each grief, expels diseases, softens every pain, subdues the rage of poison, and the plague."
"Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are."
"Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat."
"It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato."
"The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge."
"When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to."
"The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning."
"Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past."
"Sometimes you don't choose the material; the material chooses you."
"There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul."
"When you read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in YOU than there was before."
"We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out."
"A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now."


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