I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars. —Nancy Willard

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I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars.

NANCY WILLARD

children's author, poet, and novelist

COMMENTS


Carl from California  JUNE 6, 2017
As I age, I see things that I never saw before. The journey is a little darker, but I see values more clearly. Thank you for making me grateful.

Kim from Wichita, Ks MAY 28, 2017
Saw you on TV this morning and came to see the web site, This is the first quote I received and it's a great one.

Angie from Hot Springs, Sd MAY 28, 2017
Today is the first day of my journey.

Angie from Canada MAY 26, 2017
So true.

Peggy from Colorado MAY 26, 2017
So true of us all and so wisely put


True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass. —Ellen DeGeneres
Love is always bestowed as a gift—freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved, we love to love. —Dr. Leo Buscaglia
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. —Vincent Van Gogh
This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, joy to fill your holidays! —D.M. Dellinger
The molecules of your body are the same molecules that make up the nebulae, that burn inside the stars themselves. We are star stuff. —Victor Tenbaum
I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. —Edward Everett Hale
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. —Rachel Carson
The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. —Goldie Hawn
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’ —Sylvia Plath
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning. —Archbishop Desmond Tutu
A leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. —Beth Revis
If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it. —Edmund Hillary
The purpose of life is a life of purpose. —Robert Byrne
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values. —Kofi Annan
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you. —Neil deGrasse Tyson
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.  —Bob Hope

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