Quotes Quips & Jokes

Apr. 1, 2019

John Lennon

“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons." 

 

Steve Keating

Never underestimate a person with passion. 

 

George MacDonald 

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. 

 

Stephen King

Reading is the creative center of a writer's life. You cannot hope to sweep someone else away with the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

 

 Bob Burb

Your income is determined by how many people you serve and how well you serve them.

 

 Steve Furtick

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.

 

Thomas Troward 

The law of floatation was not contemplating the sinking of things.

 

Meister Eckhart

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.

 

Stephen King

You cannot hope to sweep someone away with your writing until it's been done to you.

 

Lara Lau Tbygensen 

If you really value your integrity, then be prepared to take a beating from those who have none. 

 

Ramblings 

Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.

 

Bruce Van Horn 

It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be thankful that you have a glass and grateful that there's something in it.

 

Anne Lamott 

Very few writers never know what they're doing until they've done it. 

 

E.B. White

A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper. 

 

Writer's Block 

When your imaginary friends won't talk to you. 

 

Matthew 28:5-6 

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”

Mar. 1, 2019

The Kardashians 

Everything I've learned about the Kardashian family, I learned against my will. 

 

Maya Angelou

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

 

Tony Robbins 

The more you understand what somebody wants, needs, and fears, the more you can figure out how to add value.

 

Edmund Lee 

Surround yourself with dreamers and doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you even when you don't see it yourself.

 

Rumi 

Yesterday, I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today, I am wise so I want to change myself. 

 

James Wooden 

The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own example. 

 

Relationships 

Whether its friendship or relationships, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing. 

 

Ronald Reagan 

I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don't know why he chose to write it, but I'm glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can't become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Italy, but you can't become a German, an Italian. He went through Turkey, Greece, Japan and other countries. But he said anyone, from any corner of the world, can come to live in the United States and become an American.

 

Dreams 

Dreams often reveal what we've hidden or repressed. They are a reflection of our unconscious mind and emotional truths. 

 

Marilyn Monroe 

To all the girls that think your fat because you're not a size zero, you're the beautiful one. It society that's ugly. 

 

Brian Tracy 

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

 

Siri 

May Siri be able to decipher your slurred request for bar locations this St. Patrick's Day.  

 

Maya 

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. 

 

Dr. Steve Maraboli 

A sense of entitlement is a cancerous thought process that is void of gratitude and can be deadly to our relationships.

 

Lisa M. Hayes 

Becareful how you talk to yourself because you are listening.

 

William James 

If you can change your mind, you can change your life. 

 

Bruce Van Horn

You can feel any feeling you want to feel right now by thinking any thought you want to think. 

 

Louis L'Amour 

Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.

 

Anais Nin 

I must be a mermaid; I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.

 

Isaiah 2:22 

Stop trusting in mere humans who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?

Feb. 1, 2019

Stephen King 

Amateurs sit and wait for inspirations. The rest of us get up and go to work. 

 

Kristen Wiig 

If you're creating anything at all, it's really dangerous to care about what other people think

 

The Best of Everything

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

 

Rob Bignell

You are a writer the moment you start writing, not when you've sold your first book. 

 

Ronld Dahl

If you're going to get anywhere in life, you're going to have to read a lot of books. 

 

Books 

Helping introverts avoid conversations since 1454 

 

Franz Kafka

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.

 

Friendship

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be.”

 

Jim Rohn 

If you don't change what your'e doing today, all of your tomorrows will look like yesterday. 

 

Jim Morrison

"There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors." 

 

 Ray Bradbury

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”

 

Mark Twain

"Life is too short. Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss SLOWLY. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably & never regret ANYTHING That makes u smile." 

 

Time 

Be careful of who you spend your time with. Wasted time is worse than wasted money.

 

Angie C.

Wisdom was something we expected to find as we aged. What we weren’t told was that we had to figure it out ourselves.

 

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself In a world that is constantly trying to make you something else Is the greatest accomplishment. 

 

Groundhog Day

We have an early Spring 

 

Revelation 3:11 

I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take your crown.

Jan. 1, 2019

Friedrich Nietzsche

"We have art in order not to die of reality." 

 

Albert Einstein

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. 

 

Tara Moss 

Don’t write it right, just write it—and then make it right later. 

 

William Faulkner 

Don't be a writer. Be writing.

 

Jay Cohn MD

Being healthy isn't everything, but being sick is close to nothing. 

 

 Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

 

Computer Games 

Old computer games couldn't be won. They just got harder and faster until you died; just like real life.

 

Dalai Lama

As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings. 

 

Our Past 

Stop cheating on your future with your past; its over.

 

TOBIAS WOLFF

A true piece of is a dangerous thing. It can change your life. 

 

Stephen King

's a good thing to have if u want to be a writer, but the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.

 

Helmut Schmidt 

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

 

Albert Einstein 

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

 

Pablo Picasso

Learn the rules like a pro so you can break the rules like an artist.

 

Animal Trivia 

Armadillos can have up to four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex

 

C. S. Lewis

You can’t go back and change the beginning, But you can start where you are and change the ending. 

 

Mae West

A man's kiss is his signature. 

 

Personal Growth 

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.

 

Dr. Jay Cohn

Being healthy isn't everything, but being sick is close to nothing.

 

Cheers 

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer up someone else."

 

Jim Rohn 

If you don't change what you're doing today then all of your tomorrows will look like yesterdya.

 

Marvin Williams 

There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he's wrong.

 

Rainer Maria Rilke 

And now, we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been. 

 

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. 

Dec. 1, 2018

W. Somerset Maugham 

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. 

 

John F. Kenneedy 

Change is the law of life, and those that only look to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

 

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

 

Anne Frank

You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!

 

Rise Up! 

Putting on a face for the world does not let you learn & grow. It keeps you stuck. Be your true self and watch things shift

 

Rick Warren 

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less."

 

Henry David Thoreau

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

 

Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

 

Writing 

A Writer never has a day off. Even reading counts as research.

 

Native American Proverb 

"Listen to the wind; it talks. Listen to the silence; it speaks. Listen to your heart; it knows. 

 

Paulo Coelho

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. 

 

Woody Allen

"I'm not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens."

 

G.K. Nelson 

Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard and succeed on purpose. 

 

Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh

"Promise me that you'll always remember you were braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

 

Truthfulness 

If you tell the truth it becomes part of your past, but if you tell a lie, it becomes part of your future. 

 

Harold S. Geneen 

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in atttude and in actions. 

 

Jacqueline Patterson

"Writers are a rare breed. We are amazing, sparkling, complicated creatures and far more talented than we let ourselves believe. Keep writing."

 

Simon Sinek

Great leaders don't try to be perfect. They try to be themselves and thats what makes them great.

 

Buddha 

Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.

 

Empathy (Noun)

The ability to step into the shoes of another person, aiming to understand their feelings and perspectives, and to use that understanding to guide our actions.

 

Aristotle 

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. 

 

Robert Penn Warren

You don’t choose a , it chooses you.

 

James Baldwin 

The terrible thing about being a writer is that you don’t decide to become one, you discover that you are one.

 

Acts 5:31

“God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins.”