My Favorite Quotes

The more I read other writer’s books and research the art of writing, the more favorite quotes I accumulate. For all my readers who love collecting quotes, here are some of my favorites.

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I will possess.” —Corrie ten Boom

“I don’t believe in being serious about anything. I think life is too serious to be taken seriously.” —Ray Bradbury

“A man is what he thinks about all day long.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.” —Samuel Johnson

“If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.” —C.S. Lewis

“I would prefer to combat the ‘I’m special’ feeling not by the thought ‘I’m no more special than anyone else’ but by the feeling ‘Everyone is as special as me.’” —C.S. Lewis

“If you’re a storyteller, your own life streams through you, onto the page, mixed up with the life the story itself brings; you cannot, in any useful or genuine way, separate the two.” —Robin McKinley

“I am not a powerful woman, but I believe in a powerful God.” —Kim Meeder

“Do the right thing. This will impress some, but astonish the rest.” —Mark Twain

“I think that most people who enjoy lives of lasting happiness believe or feel life was purposefully placed on this planet by a Creator.” —Johnathan Whitcomb

“I almost always urge people to write in the first person. … Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it.”
—William Zinsser

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ―Vincent van Gogh

3 thoughts on “My Favorite Quotes

  1. Wow! I just would like to say my name is Carley and I started my own blog last week. Yours is such an inspiration for me! I am a senior in high school and planning to major in journalism. Your blog truly gives me hopes for what mine can become! Thank you and have a blessed day, for you have blessed mine!

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    • It’s so good to hear from you Carley! Thank you for your kind words 🙂 From what I’ve seen so far, your blog looks like it’s going to be wonderful. May the Lord bless your blogging and your future plans

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