Category Archives: Quickly Quotable

Quote by Virginia Woolf

I had a brilliant plan to post this on my newly renovated Facebook page and then link it to my Pinterest page as a great way of bringing people over to “like” my page.  Sadly, Facebook and Pinterest are not … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #60 – J. K. Rowling

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” “Never be ashamed! There’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth bothering with.” “Hearing voices no one else can hear isn’t a good sign, even … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #59 – Sleep

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes:  we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #58 – Mitch Albom

Happy Mother’s Day to all who have ever loved a child!  To see a special post of Mother’s Day quotes, go here. Today’s post stems from attending the graduation ceremonies of my dearest hubby held this weekend (which are the … Continue reading

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Quickly Quoteable #57 – Jane Yolen

“Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.” “And for adults, the world of fantasy books returns to us the great words of power which, in order to be tamed, we have excised from our adult vocabularies. These … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #56 – Easter Special

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.  ~Martin Luther It is the hour to rend thy chains, The blossom time of souls.  ~Katherine Lee Bates Tomb, thou shalt … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #55 – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” “Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.” “My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #54 – Beverly Cleary

“I don’t necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that’s most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there.” “One rainy Sunday when I was in the … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #53 – Arthur Conan Doyle

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” “It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #52 – H. G. Wells

“Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.” “Heresies are experiments in man’s unsatisfied search for truth.” “No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone … Continue reading

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