Quote for Today, Sunday, April 12th

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The only way to do all the things you’d like to do is to read 

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy (born April 12, 1947) dreamed of joining the military in his youth, but his poor eyesight prevented him. Undeterred, he channeled his passion into his books. After finding success with best-sellers like The Hunt for Red October, he bought himself a tank.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Quote of the Day for Thursday, March 26th

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If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels. 

Tennessee Williams

When Tennessee Williams (born March 26, 1911) did time at the International Shoe Company, he became friends with a fellow worker: Stanley Kowalski. Williams later borrowed the name for the memorable character first played by Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

TGIF, Here’s your quote for today!

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It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment. 

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Early in their marriage, Gabriel García Márquez (born March 6, 1927) and his wife boarded a Greyhound bus along with their young son to travel through the American South. Márquez wanted to make the trip because of his interest in the writing of William Faulkner.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Quote of the Day for Tuesday

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It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing. 

Gertrude Stein

Writer and art collector Gertrude Stein (born February 3, 1874) coined the term “Lost Generation” to describe the generation that came of age during World War One. Ernest Hemingway used it as part of an epigraph for The Sun Also Rises, popularizing the term.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Quote of the day for Saturday

Here in NYC it’s dreadfully cold at 15°F! I hope wherever you are your nice and cozy! Here’s your quote of the day…

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I have work to do, and I am afraid not to do it. 

John O’Hara

American writer John O’Hara (born January 31, 1905) was largely concerned with issues of class, status, and ambition. Some critics think that these obsessions grew from his inability to attend Yale as a young man, due to his family’s financial situation.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Mirrored Voices

Hi All!
Hope all of you in the Northeast are home safe and warm from Storm Juno!
I just wanted to let you know that the kindle version of Mirrored Voices is now available for pre order from Amazon!
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SSMCT24
It’s an amazing collection of poetry from a talented group of people that I was lucky enough to work with.

Make it a great day! 🙂

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Quote of the day for Sunday!

Pooh Man

I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.

A.A. Milne

A.A. Milne (born January 18, 1882), creator of Winnie the Pooh, got his early education at a school run by his father. Sci-fi writer H.G. Wells was one his teachers. Later, Milne played on an amateur cricket team with Peter Pan writer J.M. Barrie and Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.