By The Hilt

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." ~ Emerson

Quotations

A random assortment of quotations for your enjoyment.  It will be added to periodically.

Quotes on Writing

“I try to leave out the parts that people skip.”  ~Elmore Leonard

“You fail only if you stop writing.” ~Ray Bradbury

“My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.”  ~Anais Nin

“Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.” ~E.B. White

“The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can’t help it.” ~Leo Rosten

“You need to stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” ~Ray Bradbury

“I need to write to be happy.” ~Nora Roberts

Quotes on Living

“The only kiss I desire is the sun on my skin; the only caress, the wind in my hair.”

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”  ~ Emerson

“Be happy for this moment, this moment is your life.” ~Omar Khayyam

“Some pursue happiness… others create it.” ~Unknown

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” ~Bruce Patrick

“Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers, it comes from being open to all the questions.” ~Earl Gray Stevens

“If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies.” ~Unknown, found thanks to Gina Lawless

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