- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry99
◆ In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed.
- Robert Fanney99
◆ ...When you die, the energy that kept you alive filters into the people you loved. Did you know that? It's like a fire you've tended all your life, and the sparks are all scattered into the wind.... That's why we survive as long as we do, because the people who loved us keep us going.
- Kevin Brockmeier99
◆ First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.
- Octavia E. Butler99
◆ Do not sit still; start moving now. In the beginning, you may not go in the direction you want, but as long as you are moving, you are creating alternatives and possibilities.
- Rodolfo Costa99
◆ When I face the desolate impossibility of writing five hundred pages, a sick sense of failure falls on me, and I know I can never do it. Then gradually, I write one page and then another. One day's work is all I can permit myself to contemplate.
- John Steinbeck99
◆ Whether you like it or not, you are committed to the human endeavor. I cannot ally myself with such a purely negative goal as avoidance of suffering. Suffering is a chance you take by the fact of being alive.
- William S. Burroughs99
◆ Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.
- Robin S. Sharma99
◆ I wrote a book. It sucked. I wrote nine more books. They sucked, too. Meanwhile, I read every single thing I could find on publishing and writing, went to conferences, joined professional organizations, hooked up with fellow writers in critique groups, and didn't give up. Then I wrote one more book.
- Beth Revis99
◆ The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
- Henry Ward Beecher99
◆ The sky is not my limit...I am.
- T.F. Hodge99
◆ Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.
- Cormac McCarthy99
◆ No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That's the only way to keep the roads clear.
- Greg Kincaid99
◆ My trash can got stolen five times. Finally the owner just let me have it.?
- Jarod Kintz99
◆ A person who persistently insults others, can be forced to feel foolish if, he is continuously ignored.
- Senora Roy99
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