"Required reading" for today's smart writer.

"Required reading" for today's smart writer.
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Monday, October 4, 2010

Quotes For Quality Living!

I've always been a big fan of quotes. They're like motivational "quickies" that move us forward, or minimally cause needed reflection. Not to mention, for writers they provide an array of creative possibilities--as writing prompts, poetry slants, contest guidelines, etc.

Today I'll share some of my favorite, and some that are just darn interesting in nature. :-) And what better way to start the week?

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Dr. Martin Luther King
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road." Henry Ward Beecher
"Sometimes God will shake you up to move you forward."
Jennifer Brown Banks
"Peace is its own reward." Monhandas Gandhi
"There's never a "good reason" for spreading bad gossip."
Jennifer Brown Banks
There is no where you can go and only be with people who are like you. Give it up." Bernice Johnson Reagon
"If you are not leaning, no one will ever let you down." Dr. Robert Anthony
"Every exit is an entry somewhere else." Tom Stoppard
"It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."
"We teach people how to treat us by the things we accept." Dr. Phil

What's your favorite quote of note? Do you find quotes to be useful tools in your writing?

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  1. Good quotes! Have heard some of them, but others are new. Now this Jennifer Brown Banks person, she really has some wisdom to share...:)

    Thanks for sharing these pearls of wisdom.

  2. Jennifer Brown BanksOctober 5, 2010 at 4:17 PM

    You're very welcome! And this "Jennifer Brown Banks person" still has much to learn! :-) Thanks!

  3. Have you met your best you? Have you seen her today? This is my personal quote for the week, author? Me.

  4. Jennifer Brown BanksOctober 6, 2010 at 8:46 PM


    Very clever. Thanks for sharing.