I love quotes!! 

Quotes help me understand what I believe and who I am.  They also help me figure out what my stories are about. Here are some of my favorites:

“What’s comin’ will come and we’ll meet it when it does.”  Hagrid

“Arrange whatever pieces come your way.”  Virginia Woolf

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand

 “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome.”  Unknown

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  Maya Angelou

“It’s your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”  Rumi

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”  Cesar Cruz

"Compassion is always born of understanding, and understanding is the result of looking deeply." Thich Nhat Hanh

"Rest, nature, books, music – such is my idea of happiness.”  Leo Tolstoy

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” Robin Williams

“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.”  Leo Tolstoy

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?”  Captain Jack Sparrow

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” Lao Tzu

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, to have the life that is waiting for us.” Joseph Campbell

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung

"I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way." Carl Sagan