Quotes of the day

«Recognize that there's something AMAZING about you. Everyone has something that comes very natural for them - natural gifts and talents. That gift/talent is that thing or things that comes easy for you, but hard for most. The greatness that is stored within was given to you, because it was meant to be used. Whether you've been running from it or haven't discovered it yet, it's there. It's your job to discover and master it. It wasn't given to you in vain, it's part of your purpose.»

Yvonne Pierre


«People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.»

George Eliot


«So these things happen, deep in our lives. We do not speak of them. We hide them even from ourselves, but they do not leave us.»

David Malouf


«It must be this overarching commitment to what is really an abstraction, to one's children right or wrong, that can be even more fierce than the commitment to them as explicit, difficult people, and that can consequently keep you devoted to them when as individuals they disappoint. On my part it was this broad covenant with children-in-theory that I may have failed to make and to which I was unable to resort when Kevin finally tested my maternal ties to a perfect mathematical limit on»

Lionel Shriver


«Unhappiness where's when I was young,»

Dolores O'Riordan


«Fathers be good to your daughters. Daughters will love like you do. Girls become lovers who turn into mothers. So, mothers be good to your daughters too.»

John Mayer


«Liberation for who does not have a shack and freedom for who does not know how to live is fatal.»

Alireza Salehi Nejad


«I want to urge you very strongly to travel as much as you can, and to evolve yourself as an internationalist. It's as important a part of your education as a radical as the reading of any book.»

Christopher Hitchens


«She was dressed in white, and her tunic had amazing flared sleeves which trailed on the ground behind her as she glided down the stairs. Her hair was a mass of dark curls tumbling around her face, and she had dark, dark eyes. Jack realized that this was what the chansons meant when they referred to a beautiful princess in a castle. No wonder the knights all wept when the princess died.»

Ken Follett


«But I am bound upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears do scald like moulten lead.»

William Shakespeare


«This is how you will remember that you are mine. Every painful touch, every»

Prashant Chopra


«Jokes are many things. 'Funny' is only one of them.»

Melinda Chapman


«Science fiction is not about the freedom of imagination. It's about a free imagination pinched and howling in a vise that other people call real life.»

Bruce Sterling


«Every morning I was renewed, though. Air and light healed me, over and over. I got to where I depended on it. When I was feeling my worst, I would step out into the yard and put my hands on the branches of the little redbud. It made me feel like I was saying a prayer, to do this. I know that sounds like foolishness, but that little tree was like an altar for me. I stood there in the cold of early winter, wishing for the redbud to bear leaves so that I might put my face against them.»

Silas House


«...the law of empathy, by which he could, by his will, transfer himself into an object or a work of art, and thus inflence the outer world. He did not feel redeemed by the work he did. He did not seek redemption. He sought to see what others did not, the projection of his imagination.»

Patti Smith


«Gods, the love that saturated the room was so potent that Arabella couldn't breathe.»

Libby Bishop


«Where do you think my new novel is? In the waste basket. I can see myself that it's no good on earth, and when a loving author realizes this, what»

Jean Webster


«Sunny held Kit, and Violet held Klaus, and for a minute the four castaways did nothing but weep, letting their tears run down their faces and into the sea, which some have said is nothing but a library of all tears in history.»

Lemony Snicket


«Stop blaming people for not making you to achieve your dreams. The question is "are they the people having those dreams?»

Israelmore Ayivor


«No more is your master a god, Nobility, but he wants offerings from all. When Black God claims us, who will be punished for giving worship and power to a false god? The prince? Or Banjiku?»

Tamora Pierce


«We must not be so ready to fancy ourselves intentionally injured. We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect. It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us. Women fancy admiration means more than it does.»

Jane Austen


«If you want to dance the dance then you better learn the steps, the world has enough pretenders. If you want to practice sex then you better find a partner, and to love you must surrender.»

Carroll Bryant


«Sometimes it's easy to walk by because we know we can't change someone's whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize it that simple kindness can go a long way toward encouraging someone who is stuck in a desolate place.»

Mike Yankoski


«Collaborations are the black holes of knowledge regimes. They willingly produce nothingness, opulence and ill behavior. And it is their very vacuity that is their strength...It does not entail the transmission of something from those who have to those who do not, but rather the setting in motion of a chain of unforeseen accesses.»

Florian Schneider


«Please do not say magic like you are discussing a bowel movement... Humanity expects the lights, so they are provided.»

Thomm Quackenbush


«Standing naked on the beach with all of my secrets between my legs, I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself…»

Jennifer Elisabeth


«If you want government to intervene domestically, you’re a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, you’re a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, you’re a moderate. If you don’t want government to intervene anywhere, you’re an extremist.»

Joseph Sobran


«When you want things to change, you have to do something different.»

C.J. Flood


«When you do what you love, the seemingly impossible becomes simply challenging, the laborious becomes purposeful resistance, the difficult loses its edge and is trampled by your progress.»

Steve Maraboli


«The evil queen was stupid to play Snow White's game. There's an age where a woman has to move on to another kind of power. Money, for example. Or a gun.»

Chuck Palahniuk