Words of wisdom–what quotes inspire you?

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I decided to share the post from my personal blog this week–everyone had fun with it, so please add to the cache and share your favorite quotes or words of wisdom…




B.J. Scott – “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” C.S. Lewis

Stacey Kennedy – “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

Ella Quinn – “Spit in one hand and wish in the other, see which one gets full faster.” Unknown

Ria Cantrell – “Don’t discount the power of forgiveness.”

Sandra Owens – “Life is like a mustache. It can be wonderful or terrible, but it always tickles.” Nora Roberts.

Collette Cameron – “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we waited too long to make.” Anonymous.

Suzan Tisdale – “If I wake up in the morning without a toe-tag dangling from my big toe, I have no complaints.”

Victoria Zak – “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King

Jessica Jefferson – “If when you wake up in the morning you can think of nothing but writing…then you’re a writer.” Rainer Maria Rilke by way of Sister Act 2

Gina Conkle – “You reap what you sow.” Bible Quote

Kathryn Le Veque – “Great minds think alike.” Possibly from Dabridgcourt Belchier

Violetta Rand – “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” Mary Shelley

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Raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, Violetta Rand spent her childhood reading, writing, and playing soccer. After meeting her husband in New England, they moved to Alaska where she studied environmental science and policy as an undergraduate before attending graduate school. Violetta then spent nearly a decade working as an environmental scientist, specializing in soil and water contamination and environmental assessments. Violetta still lives in Anchorage, Alaska and spends her days writing evocative New Adult romance and historical romance. When she’s not reading, writing, or editing, she enjoys time with her husband, pets, and friends. In her free time, she loves to hike, fish, and ride motorcycles and 4-wheelers.

8 Responses

  1. Tracey Galbraith

    Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~Christopher Robin

  2. Donna Bayar Repsher

    So many poets, so little time. The one that my husband and I just agreed to have inscribed on our gravestones is by Dylan Thomas:

    Though lovers be lost love shall not;
    And death shall have no dominion.

  3. Maggi Andersen

    The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
    Audrey Hepburn