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American Writer Quotes

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Florence King
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When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
Cynthia Heimel
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Valerie Solanas
Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
Valerie Solanas
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Dale Carnegie
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Dale Carnegie
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Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Gloria Naylor
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David Horowitz
Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out.
David Horowitz
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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Denis Waitley
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Elbert Hubbard
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
Elbert Hubbard
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Mitch Albom
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
Mitch Albom
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Dr. Seuss
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Dr. Seuss
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The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Lewis Grizzard
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Elbert Hubbard
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
Elbert Hubbard
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If you're not actively involved in getting what you want, you don't really want it.
Peter McWilliams
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A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net.
Cynthia Heimel
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Dr. Seuss
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss
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Success is a journey, not a destination.
Ben Sweetland
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Elbert Hubbard
Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
Elbert Hubbard
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Raymond Chandler
I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun, you'd better take one along that worked.
Raymond Chandler
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You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Barbara de Angelis
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Robert A. Heinlein
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
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John Cheever
All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life.
John Cheever
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Terry Brooks
Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.
Terry Brooks
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Helen Rowland
Before marriage, a man will go home and lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll go to sleep before you finish saying it.
Helen Rowland
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Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
Denis Waitley
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You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.
Denis Waitley
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Helen Rowland
And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.
Helen Rowland
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Helen Rowland
After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
Helen Rowland
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Napoleon Hill
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
Napoleon Hill
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Roger Kahn
Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
Roger Kahn
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Alan Lomax
I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music.
Alan Lomax
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