Quotes

A collection of quotes I find to be, well, quotable. Amazingly so. Most are about books, yes, but I’m hoping that will please most people since this is a book blog. Enjoy!

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I have to be reminded every second of the day how amazing I am. ~ Johnathan Rhys-Meyers

Reading is one of the joys of life, and once you begin, you can’t stop. And you’ve got so many stories to look forward to. ~ Benedict Cumberbatch.

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.  ~Anna Quindlen

Many people hear voices when no-one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing. ~ Meg Chittenden

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. ~ Carl Jung

Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful. ~ Mark Victor Hansen

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. ~ Lou Holtz

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. ~ Auguste Rodin

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. ~ T. E. Lawrence

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face.  It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy.  ~Edward P. Morgan

If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

There’s nothing to match curling up with a good book when there’s a repair job to be done around the house.  ~Joe Ryan

I’ve never known any trouble that an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.  ~Charles de Secondat, Baron de la Brède et de Montesquieu

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. ~ William James

More to come. Offer some good ones if you know any.

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