As I keep coming across wonderful quotations without a post to go with them, I thought I'd just create a page to showcase the wonderful ideas I find. I'll add to this page frequently - if you have quotations you love feel free to email them to me.
You need only claim the events of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all that you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.
Florida Scott-Maxwell, The Measure of My Days
You will always, always, teeter between believing you have all of these wonderful stories to write and worrying that the wonderful stories will not be very interesting.
Barbara Abercrombie, Courage and Craft: Writing Your Life Into Story
If you do not know what you need to be fullfilled, how can you blame yourself for not finding it? Right now, it is enough that you feel this emptiness, and that you want to do something about it. This feeling is not a curse or a failing - it is a blessing! It signals change.
Katrina Repka and Alan Finger, Breathing Space: Twelve Lessons for the Modern Woman