Quotes of Norman Mailer

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Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.

- Norman Mailer

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“ When there is nothing left to give somone in need, we give them what we do have. We give them Divine Love, faith, and friendship. This is always enough to see anyone through anything. This, my friends, is how we save the world. (pg.99 of A Journey In to Divine Love) ”

- C.Michelle Gonzalez

“ Ye are most strong, ye Sons of the icy North, of the far East, far marching from your rugged Eastern Wildernesses, hitherward from the gray Dawn of Time! Ye are Sons of the Jotunland; the land of Difficulties Conquered. Difficult? You must try this thing. Once try it with the understanding that it will and shall have to be done. Try it as ye try the paltrier thing, making of money! I will bet on you once more, against all Jo'tuns, Tailorgods, Doublebarrelled Lawwards, and Denizens of Chaos whatsoever! ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. ”

- Mandy Hale

“ Remembering. Forgetting. I'm not sure which is worse. ”

- Kelley Armstrong

“ To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. ”

- William Makepeace Thackeray

“ If you can show people how to build castles, make sure you do not neglect building and nurturing your own. ”

- Suzy Kassem

“ I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man who loves a very cultivated woman and knows that he cannot say to her "I love you madly", because he knows that she knows (and that she knows he knows) that these words have already been written by Barbara Cartland. Still there is a solution. He can say "As Barbara Cartland would put it, I love you madly". At this point, having avoided false innocence, having said clearly it is no longer possible to talk innocently, he will nevertheless say what he wanted to say to the woman: that he loves her in an age of lost innocence. ”

- Umberto Eco

“ Battered was my heart in the deep search, branded with cracks like slices of silver birch. An ignorant dream, a wish, just fool's gold that was the tale that love had sold. ”

- Sara Secora

“ Those with the power rarely leave themselves open to the repercussions of that power ”

- Davin Ferrigon

“ Ye'll never best your fears until ye face them ”

- Susanna Kearsley

“ Among all those things I count to hate you are the only exception… ”

- Samiha Totanji

“ The universe is big, its vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. And that's the theory. Nine hundred years, never seen one yet, but this would do me. ”

- Steven Moffat

“ Sadly, a lot of things took a turn for the worse in my life, but they taught me a lesson. They helped me to become the person who I am today. In my late thirties, I am learning so much about myself; and still learning. I am so in love with myself more than I’ve ever been! I feel free and at peace. Life is good! It is getting better and better every day! ”

- Charlena E. Jackson

“ Words can never fully say what we want them to say, for they fumble, stammer, and break the best porcelain. The best one can hope for is to find along the way someone to share the path, content to walk in silence, for the heart communes best when it does not try to speak. ”

- Margaret Weis

“ Be your own hero. ”

- Maxime Lagacé

“ I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better to go at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment. ”

- Pat Conroy

“ We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ If you talk about it, it's a dream, if you envision it, it's possible, but if you schedule it, it's real. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ f I knew then what I know now—I would have chosen me. I would have loved me more. I would have put a smile on my face. I would have made sure I laughed at least three times a day or more; the more the better. I would have fallen in love with the peace that was surrounding me. Selffulfillment is what I would have given more of to myself. ”

- Charlena E. Jackson

“ To lovers out there… Work on it. If it doesn’t work,then walk out. ”

- De philosopher DJ Kyos

“ After we become a daughter, we become a wife to our husbands and a mother to our children. I believe that is why a woman smiles through the pain because she was always told what she couldn’t or shouldn’t do. Regardless of this, she believed in herself and made it happen. ”

- Charlena E. Jackson

“ We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we’re wrong. Someone we trust. ”

- David Levithan

“ Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive the mystery of God in all; and when once thou perceive this, thou wilt thenceforward grow every day to a fuller understanding of it: until thou come at last to love the whole world with a love that will then be allembracing and universal. ”

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

“ No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create? ”

- Steve Maraboli