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


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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. —African Proverb
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
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't have to accept the invitation to get angry. Instead, practice forgiveness, empathy and encouragement. —Dan Fallon
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. —Edwin Land
Then, one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you. —Ewan McGregor
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?  —William Makepeace Thackeray
To understand is to forgive, even oneself. —Alexander Chase
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. —William Hazlitt
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don’t just aspire to make a living. Aspire to make a difference. —Denzel Washington
As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison. —Nelson Mandela
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. —Benjamin Disraeli
We do not inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.  —Native American Proverb

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