Quote Parade #1

16 Nov

Human fascination with quotes exemplifies our love of language. In fact, a quote is really just a delicious sentence. Well, I’m hungry.

In this first installment, here’s a random list of quotables from famous peeps and commoners alike dealing with writing, motivation, children, or albino zebras confused with horses. Please note, I claim no accuracy and attribute full credit to the original authors.

“Children aren’t dumb, they’re just shorter.”– Mo Willems

“I don’t know why grown-ups don’t believe what they did when they were kids; aren’t they supposed to be smarter.” – `Eric’ in Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

“After I blow a hole in somebody and slip around on their guts, afterwards I always like to make balloon animals.” – ‘Cowboy Dan’ (Steven Martin) in Parenthood (1989)

“Every performer needs to know what it’s like to be booed, or worse, ignored.”  – Nick Adams from “Making Friends With Black People.”

“Fear is the hardest act to follow.” – Lifehouse – ‘In Your Skin’

“I keep on dreamin’ because I can, even though my eyes don’t close.” – Katy Rose – ‘Because I Can’

“Confidence is the most important thing you can give a child.” – Jill Biden

“Goals are for people who know what they want.” – Rebecca Behrendt

“Success is only a sentence away.” – Crave Cravak

“Wondering if wondering is my fate.” – Evan and Jaron – ‘From My Head to My Heart’

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