A book is kind of like a river; I simply jump in and start swimming. Melody Carlson
Melody Carlson is an accomplished Christian author for children, pre-teens, youth, and adults, with sales totaling more than two million. Some of her most popular works are the Diary of a Teenage Girl books series (12 books and counting) and the True Colors book series.
Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.Audrey Hepburn
I can really appreciate this, I have been so many places, seen so many amazing things it has not been until recently that I really am amazed at my life, at the time is was just do, do, and do some more. Maybe that is the true wisdom of age.
Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts. Coleman Cox
Apparently, Mr. Cox was a writer from the 1920’s who wrote short books of great quotations, usually directed toward sales. Employers were his biggest audience, often buying the books to give to their employees as gifts. That’s why he is quoted so much on quotation websites. All he has written are books of quotes. Quote Me On This (No reliable photograph of this fellow Quote Collector, he does not even have a Wikipedia entry.)
” …and so there ain’t nothing more to write about, and I am rotten glad of it, because if I’d a knowed what a trouble it was to make a book I wouldn’t a tackled it and I ain’t agoing to no more. But I rekon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can’t stand it. I been there before.” Mark Twain-The end of the book Huckleberry Finn.