Our Favorite QuotesToday, the Noodlers are sharing some of their favorite motivational quotes. The ones we have tacked onto our computer or glance at when we're gearing up to write.
Author of Bound To Love Her, Esri Rose likes:
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. ~Anton Chekhov
I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter. ~James Michener
Stitched into a needlepoint pillow given to Diane Gaston by Regency author Mary Blayney, when faced with rejection after rejection before selling, the author of The Vanishing Viscountess, shares:
Never never never give up ~ Winston Churchill
Trish Milburn aka Tricia Mills, and author of the upcoming A Firefighter In The Family enjoys:
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~ Henry Ford
The Rules of Gentility author, Janet Mullany, shares:
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money. ~ Moliere
Just do it. ~ Nike
Maureen Hardegree, author in the anthology At Home In Mossy Creek, has stenciled on her wall:
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. ~Henry David Thoreau
Theresa Ragan has two quotes she likes:
Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary results. ~ Anon
What we think, we become. ~ Buddha
MJ Fredrick, author of the upcoming book, Where There's Smoke enjoys:
I write because I want more than one life. ~ Anne Tyler
Four Little Blessing author Merillee Whren gives us this wonderful quote from Erma Bombeck:
"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, 'I used everything you gave me.'"
And I'll (Jill Monroe author of Primal Instincts) will finish this message off with one of my favorite quotes for when I get stuck or blocked:
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein
Hope you enjoyed those. Share a favorite of yours in the comment section!