Seeing the Bright Side of Romance & Fantasy

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If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

-Alice Roosevelt

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

-Winston Churchill

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.


Put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.


As for literary criticism in general: I have long felt that any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel or a play or a poem is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae or a banana split.

-Kurt Vonnegut

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.

-A.A. Milne

Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.

-Oscar Wilde

My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.

-Mark Twain

A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it

-Roald Dahl

The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.

-Eleanor Roosevelt

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