Friday, May 01, 2009

9 Quotes for a Friday

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
— Groucho Marx

"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."
— Anaïs Nin

"I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."
— Marilyn Monroe

"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."
— Ayn Rand

"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
— Sylvia Plath

"We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be."
— C.S. Lewis

"Kiss me and you'll know how important I am."
— Sylvia Plath

The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours"
— Alan Bennett

"Poetry is what gets lost in translation."
— Robert Frost

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