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Gail Godwin Quotes

Quotes by Gail Godwin - (14 quotes)

Gail Godwin - From the Awareness category:

The more you respect and focus on the singular and the strange, the more you become aware of the universal and infinite. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Change category:

You must be constantly on your guard against congealing. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Children category:

The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Desire category:

The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Friendship category:

One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Future category:

The future arches above us all like a giant question mark, looming or embracing by whims and turns. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Growth category:

None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for lifetime. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Happiness category:

How easy it was to make people happy, when you didn't want or need anything from them. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Language category:

Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Revelation category:

- a conversation with Elfrieda Abbe, The Writer Magazine, 2006...
When I read old journals, I'm sometimes surprised or even appalled at how ferociously ambitious and self-doubting I was... Then, I have to say, 'But wait, you're still ferociously ambitious and self-doubting.' However, a hopeful thing is that keeping a journal eventually reveals to you your own besetting patterns and may lead to your altering them. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Struggle category:

A person always has control over how she meets her adversities, and the good news is that the facing of them, one after another, year after year, builds an inner strength that nobody can take away from you. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Teaching category:

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Time category:

Some things...arrive on their own mysterious hour, on their own terms and not yours, to be seized or relinquished forever. (Gail Godwin)

Gail Godwin - From the Writing category:

During the act of writing I have told myself something that I didn't know I knew. (Gail Godwin)