“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

-Walt Disney

“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.”

                                                                        -Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

I Shall…

“I shall have to believe even though I cannot understand.”

-Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess Of Mars

“I must not undervalue my work simply because I enjoy it. A working artist understands his worth and lives by it.”

 -Mary Robinette Kowal Of Noble Family

What I Need

“What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That is can be good again.”

                                                      -Suzanne Collins(Mockingjay)

“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.”

                                         -Lorrie Moore

No Need

“A desert lily need not turn jealous eyes toward the common violet.”

                                               -Colleen Houck(Reawakened)

Be Happy

“I wish as well as everybody else to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else it must be in my own way.”

                                                                             -Jane Austen(Sense and Sensibility)

As We Are

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

                                                                      -Anaïs Nin


“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.”

                                                               -Jane Austen (Personal Correspondence,1798)