Quote of the Day – Mel Brooks on Joking

Mel Brooks has always cracked me up as a writer. Seeing a quick peek into his process is funny to me. This reminds me of the quintessential fish story. It was really, “THIS BIG.” or not. ๐Ÿ™‚ I realised that all one really had to do was just observe. Observe and slightly exaggerate, and you…

Quote of the Day – Jean-Paul Sartre on Hell

I’ve always been interested in the words of Jean-Paul Sartre, there’s something about this snippets of his best that draws me back. This one just makes me giggle. Sometimes, I truly believe that Hell is being around other people. ๐Ÿ™‚ So that is what hell is. I would never have believed it. You remember: the…

Quote of the Day – Kurt Vonnegut On Death

I thought today was a good day to quote Kurt Vonnegut. So, off I searched. I found this great quote which made me chuckle a bit, so, of course I had to share it with you. You’ll forget it when you’re dead, and so will I. When I’m dead, I’m going to forget everything โ€”…

Quote of the Day – Omar Khayyam on Moments

I couldn’t identify with this quote any more! Today is my birthday eve and I’m slowly realizing another year’s passage means another year’s experience added to the memory banks. This truly is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Cheers. Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you….

Quote of the Day – Washington Irving on the Power of Words

I love the power of words and I try to choose them with great care. I can’t believe i’ve never run across this quote before. So powerful and so truthful. I think this, striking a chord with the reader, is the one thing each writer strives for. If … I can by any lucky chance,…

Quote of the Day – Marcel Proust on Life

Normally, I try to write what inspired me to pick the quote of the day. Today I have no witty reason. So here’s today’s quote. ๐Ÿ™‚ We passionately long that there may be another life in which we shall be similar to what we are here below. But we do not pause to reflect that,…

Quote of the Day – Stephen Sondheim on Writing

Now that school is out for the summer, I really hope to get back to writing, that is, should I have any adventures worth writing. You’ll see them. ๐Ÿ™‚ The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper….

Quote of the Day – O. Henry on Writer’s Block

Writer’s block, something that every writer gets, whether a blog writer or a book writer. Sometimes the words just do not come to your fingers. Sometimes, inspiration just doesn’t flow. I was searching for a good quote today and nothing settled in my head. I read and read and read some more, still nothing reached…

Quote of the Day – Anne Lamott on Obligation

I have a lot of things to do today. I have a list. They’re all chores that need to be done, Oil changed, homework, etc. All these things have a time and place and they’re all obligations, some self-imposed. Still, things that need to be done, so today’s post is on obligation. If something inside…