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Inspirational Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

Frances Hodgson Burnett was a British-American novelist and playwright. Below is a list of some Inspirational Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes.

Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes
Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Everything’s a story – You are a story -I am a story.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Two things cannot be in one place. Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“She made herself stronger by fighting with the wind.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“When you will not fly into a passion people know you are stronger than they are, because you are strong enough to hold in your rage, and they are not, and they say stupid things they wish they hadn’t said afterward.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“There’s nothing so strong as rage, except what makes you hold it in–that’s stronger. It’s a good thing not to answer your enemies.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Where you tend a rose my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way – or always to have it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“What you have to do with your mind, when your body is miserable, is to make it think of something else.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live forever and ever and ever.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“It made her think that it was curious how much nicer a person looked when he smiled. She had not thought of it before.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that ‘she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow’.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“She did not care very much for other little girls, but if she had plenty of books she could console herself.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done–then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett quotes

“If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that–warm things, kind things, sweet things–help and comfort and laughter–and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Whatever comes,” she said, “cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside. It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great deal more of a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

Inspirational Franz Kafka Quotes

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a novelist and short story writer. Below is a list of some Inspirational Franz Kafka Quotes.

Franz Kafka Quotes
Franz Kafka Quotes

Franz Kafka Quotes

“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”
― Franz Kafka

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”
― Franz Kafka

“I am a cage, in search of a bird.”
― Franz Kafka

“It’s only because of their stupidity that they’re able to be so sure of themselves.”
― Franz Kafka

“The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.”
― Franz Kafka

“I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.”
― Franz Kafka

“Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.”
― Franz Kafka

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
― Franz Kafka

“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.”
― Franz Kafka

“Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places.”
― Franz Kafka

“Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.”
― Franz Kafka

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”
Franz Kafka

“Slept, awoke, slept, awoke, miserable life.”
― Franz Kafka

“First impressions are always unreliable.”
― Franz Kafka

“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us.”
― Franz Kafka

“Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.”
― Franz Kafka

“You are at once both the quiet and the confusion of my heart.”
― Franz Kafka

“Love is a drama of contradictions.”
― Franz Kafka

“I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.”
― Franz Kafka

“I am free and that is why I am lost.”
― Franz Kafka

“I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.”
― Franz Kafka

“I usually solve problems by letting them devour me.”
― Franz Kafka quotes

“I have spent all my life resisting the desire to end it.”
― Franz Kafka

“If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write?”
― Franz Kafka

“I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness.”
― Franz Kafka

“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”
― Franz Kafka

Inspirational Maurice Sendak Quotes

Maurice Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children’s books. Below is a list of some Inspirational Maurice Sendak Quotes.

Maurice Sendak Quotes
Maurice Sendak Quotes

Maurice Sendak Quotes

“There must be more to life than having everything!”
― Maurice Sendak

“A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.”
― Maurice Sendak

“We’ve educated children to think that spontaneity is inappropriate.”
― Maurice Sendak

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen”
― Maurice Sendak

“Kids don’t know about best sellers. They go for what they enjoy. They aren’t star chasers and they don’t suck up. It’s why I like them.”
― Maurice Sendak

“Let the wild rumpus start!”
― Maurice Sendak

“And the walls became the world all around.”
― Maurice Sendak quotes

“When you hide another story in a story, that’s the story I am telling the children.”
― Maurice Sendak

“You cannot write for children. They’re much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.”
― Maurice Sendak

“If children are different from us, they are more spontaneous. Grown-up lives have become overlaid with dross.”
― Maurice Sendak

“To get a child’s trust – you may know or not – is a very hard thing to do. They’re so used to not believing adults – because adults tell tales and lies all the time.”
― Maurice Sendak

“Art has always been my salvation.”
Maurice Sendak

“In plain terms, a child is a complicated creature who can drive you crazy. There’s a cruelty to childhood, there’s an anger.”
― Maurice Sendak

“I don’t believe in things literally for children. That’s a reduction.”
― Maurice Sendak

“I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy.”
― Maurice Sendak

“I became a set designer for opera. I’m a great opera buff, I love classical music, and I needed a time-out.”
― Maurice Sendak

“Grown-ups desperately need to feel safe, and then they project onto the kids. But what none of us seem to realize is how smart kids are.”
― Maurice Sendak

“You can’t get rid of evil. We can’t, and I feel that so intensely. All the idiots that keep coming into the world and wrecking people’s lives.”
― Maurice Sendak

“From their earliest years children live on familiar terms with disrupting emotions, fear and anxiety are an intrinsic part of their everyday lives, they continually cope with frustrations as best they can. And it is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming Wild Things.”
― Maurice Sendak

“It’s only adults who read the top layers most of the time. I think children read the internal meanings of everything.”
― Maurice Sendak

“The qualities that make for excellence in children’s literature can be summed up in a single word: imagination.”
― Maurice Sendak

“Then from far away across the world he smelled good things to eat, so he gave up being king of the wild things.”
― Maurice Sendak

“Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do.”
― Maurice Sendak

“And the wild things roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws.”
― Maurice Sendak

“It turns out sometimes the so-called “right way” is utterly the wrong way. What a monstrous confusion.”
― Maurice Sendak

Inspirational Stephen King quotes

Stephen King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author. Below is a list of Inspirational Stephen King quotes.

Stephen King writes about horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films.

Stephen King Quotes
Stephen King Quotes

Stephen King Quotes

“We lie best when we lie to ourselves.”
― Stephen King

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
― Stephen King

“The most important things are the hardest to say.”
― Stephen King

“Get busy living or get busy dying.”
― Stephen King

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
― Stephen King

“When all else fails, give up and go to the library.”
― Stephen King

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”
― Stephen King

“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.”
― Stephen King

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
― Stephen King

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write. Simple as that.”
― Stephen King

“Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.”
― Stephen King

“Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.”
― Stephen King

“A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.”
― Stephen King

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”
― Stephen King

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.”
Stephen King

“The only mortal sin is giving up.”
― Stephen King

“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”
― Stephen King

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild.”
― Stephen King

“Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on.”
― Stephen King

“Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.”
― Stephen King

“There’s no harm in hoping for the best as long as you’re prepared for the worst.”
― Stephen King

“Remember, Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.”
― Stephen King

“You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.”
― Stephen King

“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.”
― Stephen King

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”
― Stephen King

“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”
― Stephen King quotes

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
― Stephen King

“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become.”
― Stephen King

“When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, “Why god? Why me?” and the thundering voice of God answered, There’s just something about you that pisses me off.”
― Stephen King

“Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It’s about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.”
― Stephen King

“Show me a man or a woman alone and I’ll show you a saint. Give me two and they’ll fall in love. Give me three and they’ll invent the charming thing we call ‘society’. Give me four and they’ll build a pyramid. Give me five and they’ll make one an outcast. Give me six and they’ll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they’ll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home.”
― Stephen King

The Interpretation of Dreams Quotes by Sigmund Freud

The Interpretation of Dreams is an 1899 book by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Below is a list of some Inspirational quotes from book The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud.

Sigmund Freud ( 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis. In his book The Interpretation of Dreams Freud introduces his theory of the unconscious with respect to dream interpretation.

The Interpretation of Dreams Quotes by Sigmund Freud
The Interpretation of Dreams Quotes by Sigmund Freud

The Interpretation of Dreams Quotes

“The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“At any rate the interpretation of dreams is the via regia to a knowledge of the unconscious in the psychic life.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Dreams are the royal road to the unconscious.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Properly speaking, the unconscious is the real psychic; its inner nature is just as unknown to us as the reality of the external world, and it is just as imperfectly reported to us through the data of consciousness as is the external world through the indications of our sensory organs.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Conservatism, however, is too often a welcome excuse for lazy minds, loath to adapt themselves to fast changing conditions.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“I had thought about cocaine in a kind of day-dream.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Dream is the dreamer’s own psychical act.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Our memory has no guarantees at all, and yet we bow more often than is objectively justified to the compulsion to believe what it says.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“And it is only after seeing man as his unconscious, revealed by his dreams, presents him to us that we shall understand him fully.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Places are often treated like persons.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The sheer size too, the excessive abundance, scale, and exaggeration of dreams could be an infantile characteristic.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The medical profession is justly conservative.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“But since the downfall of the mythological hypothesis an interpretation of the dream has been wanting.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Human life should not be considered as the proper material for wild experiments.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Moreover, the act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams quotes

“Nothing that is mentally our own can ever be lost.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The most ardent wish of children is to grow up and get as big a share of everything as the grown-ups; they are hard to satisfy; do not know the meaning of ‘enough.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Dreams are never concerned with trivia.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“By exposing the hidden dream-thoughts, we have confirmed in general that the dream does continue the motivation and interests of waking life, for dream-thoughts are engaged only with what seems to be important and of great interest to us.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“A large number of observers acknowledge that dream life is capable of extraordinary achievements—at any rate, in certain fields.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Dream’s evanescence, the way in which, on awakening, our thoughts thrust it aside as something bizarre, and our reminiscences mutilating or rejecting it—all these and many other problems have for many hundred years demanded answers which up till now could never have been satisfactory.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The dream has a very striking way of dealing with the category of opposites and contradictions. This is simply disregarded. To the dream ‘No’ does not seem to exist.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“Only a rebuke that ‘has something in it’ will sting, will have the power to stir our feelings, not the other sort, as we know.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams quotes

“What is common in all these dreams is obvious. They completely satisfy wishes excited during the day which remain unrealized. They are simply and undisguisedly realizations of wishes.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“The state of sleep, we found, is not characterized by the disintegration of psychical interconnections, but by the focus on the wish to sleep by the psychical system in control of the day.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

“I was making frequent use of cocaine at that time … I had been the first to recommend the use of cocaine, in 1885, and this recommendation had brought serious reproaches down on me.”
― Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

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