polishing it until it shines (this guy, so ambitious.. he's gonna change the world y'all..)
the novel is dead (LOL #wah). what you gave up in exchange for your soul
I was dying in front of them. honesty is indispensable.
not a coincidence ! nothing is what it seems ! dig deeper !
&the reader must always be your main concern
teachers assign them when they can't think of any other way to waste your time (yahs)
writing is refined thinking. what writing is (chapter title) : telepathy, of course (first line).
writing is seduction. good talk is part of seduction. (ah idk how I feel about this, doesn't it feel wrong? I don't want to be deceiving. anything not in God sucks..).
anything you damn well want. anything at all ... as long as you tell the truth
the heart also knows things, &so does the imagination. thank God
I was built w the love of the night . the magic was in him
if God gives you something you can do, why in the world, wouldn't you do it?
reading at meals is considered rude in polite society, but if you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second to least of your concern.s.. your days as a member of polite society are numbered, anyway.. UHMAZIN
story is honorable &trustworthy, plot is shifty.. (luv. are people telling or selling a story??)
"in order2be able2think you have2risk being offensive."JBP
i am no bird; &no net ensnares me. -charlotte bronte
"never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -in nothing, great or small, large or petty -never give in except to convictions of honor &good sense." -w. churchill. 10/28/41
the man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read. m.t
i am not afraid of storms, for i am learning how to sail my ship. -louisa may alcott
nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. persistence &determination alone are omnipotent.
i am not an extraordinary man, &i am quite ordinary. but God chose me for something quite extraordinary. -a. valladares receives '16 canterbury medal.
not failure, but low aim, is crime -james russell lowell
a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus -mlk jr.
i don't lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure. i cannot even spell the word. -"mad dog mattis"
soft minded men always fear change -mlk jr.
it is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust &sweat &blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again &again because there is no effort without error &shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worth cause; who at the best knows in the end the trump of high achievement, &who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold &timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. -theodore roosevelt
we are what we repeatedly do. excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -aristotle
no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -eleanor roosevelt
i have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears &sweat. -winston churchill, 1940
i keep my ideals, because in spite of everything i still believe that people are really good at heart. -anne frank
the most courageous act is still to think for yourself. aloud. -coco chanel
art is the signature of man.
a dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.-gk c.