Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
As You Like It, Act i. Sc. 3. SHAKESPEARE.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. Dalai Lama
Good writing will bring you to places you don’t even expect sometimes. James Gandolfini
Cats gotta scratch. Dogs gotta bite. I gotta write. ~ James Ellroy
Some lessons don’t come easy
That’s the price we have to pay
Some lessons we learn the hard way ~ Melody Gardot
Today might not be so good. But tomorrow, you got another chance to get it right. David Baldacci
There is nothing you can do about the past except keep it there. ~ Michael Connelly