Category: Quotations

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Lessons from a dad on Father’s Day

In honor of Father’s Day, I’d like to share some of the ‘dadisms’ from my father, Pat Murphy, a journalist, writer, political commentator and one of the most interesting people I’ve ever known. Throughout...

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Favorite writing quote of the day

“I get up in the morning, torture a typewriter until it screams, then stop.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland, an American writer who once described himself as “the best second-rate writer in America”    

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Today’s favorite quote on writing…

Jamie Ford, the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, when asked “What holds back most beginning writers and what they should do to make it better?” “Two things. One:...

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26 expressions of gratefulness

One of my favorite movies is the 1946 holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The movie centers on George Bailey, a kind man who has always been there to help others, but has grown...