A Writer's Journey

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Maya Angelou

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Victor Hugo

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Q is for Quotes

Quotes are a big thing with me. I retweet them often and have them written on post its and the like everywhere. So for today's post, I'm going to share some of my favorites. :D

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.


We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

In life, we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream, and an unforgettable love.


Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.

Ray Bradbury

Capture your reader, let him not depart, from dull beginnings that refuse to start.


The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong in the broken places.

Ernest Hemingway

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.

Saint Augustine

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting.


What are some of your favorite quotes?


  1. Thanks for some fantastic quotes. I love the one from the Unknown. That's how I write best.

  2. Love the Ray Bradbury one! I can't think of any of my favorites right now :)

  3. I liked what Bradbury and Hemingway had to say.

    "Prose is architecture, not interior design." Ernest Hemingway.

    "What is not done is only what we have not yet attempted." De Toqueville

  4. Great quotes! I love a good quote. Two of my favorites...

    Step up or step aside - Christoper Titus

    If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it - Earl Wilson

  5. Ohhh great quotes! I might have to add those to future posts! :D