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My Favorite Quotes

“Actually, you can be bad at something, Lily, 

 but if you love doing it, that will be enough.”                          --Sue Monk Kidd from her book The Secret Life of Bees

"In our sleep, pain, which cannot forget, falls drop by drop

upon the heart

until, in our own despair,

against our will,

comes wisdom

through the awful grace of God.”


The chief cause of unhappiness and failure is sacrificing what is wanted most for what is wanted at the moment.       Zig Ziglar

It’s easier to act yourself into a feeling than feel yourself into an action.    Unknown

“I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.”                        Ernest Hemingway, 1934

“After you get stung, you can’t get unstung no matter how much you whine about it.”                                          Sue Monk Kidd,"The Secret Life of Bees"