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’