Pourchot apologizes to Martha for not being the perfect mother and homemaker!
"Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself." ~ Truman Capote (shared by Jim Thompson on Facebook Group Readers and Writers United)
"Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging of an uncompleted task." ~ William Jmes
"Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire." ~ William Butler
“Fear sees obstacles, Faith see opportunities.
Fear sees problems, Faith sees possibilities.
Fear sees stumbling blocks, Faith see stepping stones!” ~ Author unknown
“Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.” ~ Jean Paul Richter
“The poetry of fashion lies in the creation of illusion.” ~ Coco Chanel
“Regret is useless in life. It’s in the past. All we have is now. “ ~Marlon Brando
“Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.” ~Robert Fulghum
“It only takes one person to change your life – you.” ~Ruth Casey
“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
“If you want your dreams to come true, don’t over sleep.” ~Yiddish Proverb (courtesy of J Swesky of FWA Palm Coast)
”There is no way to stop the evolution of the language.” ~From The Names Blog
“All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” ~Frances Scott Fitzgerald, in a letter to his daughter
“Life doesn’t turn out as we expect it to. When we come out into the world, our future seems as smooth and unmarred as virgin snow. It is an illusion, of course, and soon we weave a web of mistakes and failures as much as achievements and triumphs, and become used to walking on broken pavements rather than on paths of gold. It is what makes life so interesting; one quickly learns that one never knows what is going to happen next.”
~Elizabeth Aston, from her novel, The Exploits and Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors. We borrow it from our children.” ~Author Unknown
“Be the change you wish to see.” ~Mahatma Ghandi
“That’s not writing… that’s typing.” ~Truman Capote
“We write so that we can taste life twice.” ~Anaïs Nin