Favorite Quotes







“What's meant to be will always find a way.”
Trisha Yearwood




"For it is in giving that we receive."

―St. Francis




"When you get give, when you learn, teach.”

―Maya Angelou




"When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on."

―Thomas Jefferson




"What we do in life echoes in eternity.”

Gladiator (the movie)





"A dream doesn't become a reality through magic;

it takes sweat, determination and hard work."

―Colin Powell




"Without faith a man can do nothing;

with it all things are possible."

―Sir William Osler




"Therefore I say to you, "All things for which you pray and ask,

believe that you have received them, and they shall be granted you."

Mark 11:24




"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but

how high he bounces when he hits bottom."

―General George S. Patton




"Everything is possible for him who believes."

Hebrews 11:1




"You have a very powerful mind that can make

anything happen as long as you keep yourself centered."

― Dr. Wayne Dyer 




"If you correct your mind,

the rest of your life will fall into place."

― Lao Tzu



"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in

a man's determination."

-Tommy Lasorda




"Where there is no love, put love.

And you will find love."

―St. John of the Cross



"Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard.

The right people the ones who really belong in your life will come to you. And stay."

-Will Smith




 "Nothing can dim the light which

shines from within.”

—Maya Angelou




"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen,

others make it happen."

-Michael Jordan




"To move the world

We must move ourselves."





"The river may run wide, but it can always be crossed."

―African Proverb




"Rejections are often gifts of direction."

―Paul Young



"Energy flows where attention goes."
Flora nova B. Msc.



"A writer who never gives up is called Published."

―J.A. Konrath





 "Life’s persistent and most urgent question is

‘What are you doing for others?’"

-Martin Luther King Jr.




"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.

If you can dream it, you can become it."

―William Arthur Ward




 “It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
―Babe Ruth





"I've learned many great lessons from my father.

Not the least to which was that you can fail at what you don't want.

So you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."

- Jim Carey





“It's not the load that breaks you down,

it's the way you carry it.”

― Lou Holtz




"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace."

Author Unknown





“While one may encounter many defeats,

one must not be defeated.”

—Maya Angelou 





“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

―Lance Armstrong, Every Second Counts




I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

Philippians 4:13




“It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.”

―Lou Holtz




"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt




"Change your thoughts and change your world."

Norman Vincent Peale




"Getting published isn't a selection process, it's a survival process!"






"It's choice-not chance- that determines your destiny."

Jean Nidetch




"The only things that stand in between a person and

what they want in life are the will to try it, and the faith

to believe it's possible."

Rich Devos




"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

Eleanor Roosevelt



"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile,

a kind word, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,

all of which has the potential to turn a life around."

Leo Buscaglia




"To see change, we must BE change!"

Kurt Lee Hurley




"Success is not the key to happiness.

Happiness is the key to success.

If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."

Herman Cain




"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by

every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror.

I can take the next thing that comes along."

-Eleanor Roosevelt





"Brain cells create idea, stress kills brain cells,

stress is not a good idea."

Frederick Saunders




"I know I'm in my own little world, but it's ok they know me here."





You should never have to try to be friends with someone....

Friendship should be easy and mutual....

When you're always having to try, it might just not be God's will for your life.....

Julie Delgado




"Easy writing makes hard reading."

Ernest Hemingway




"It is perfectly okay to write garbage--as long as you edit brilliantly."

C. J. Cherryh




Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.

Proverbs 16:3




"Do not compare. For everyone has their own path."

Martha Ramirez



“Strength does not come from winning. your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength”

Arnold Schwarzenegger




Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take.
Proverbs 3:6




"Dreams do come true, I promise this to you.

Faith is all you need and to believe is all you do."

Martha Ramirez



"Just because it's not what you were expecting, doesn't mean

it's not everything you've been waiting for."

- Unknown



"We all make choices; but in the end our choices make us."

- Andrew Ryan (Bioshock)





When you judge someone else, It doesn't define who they are, It defines who you are.

- Unknown




"Someday you'll wake up knowing you lost a precious diamond

while you were too busy collecting stones"

- Neddie




"A person hates on you for 3 reasons.

1. They hate themselves. 2. They wanna be you. 3. They see you as a threat."






From my fifth YA novel: "Remember, patience is a virtue. Persistence is everything."  

Martha Ramirez





"You have the choice to turn your life around or

turn your life upside down. The choice is yours."

- Author Unknown


“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be
greater than your fear of failure.”
– Bill Cosby
“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress,
you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.”
–Tony Robbins

"Faith is a dark night for man,

but in this very way it gives him light."

―St. John of the Cross
“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else.
It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits.
There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”
- Bruce Lee
"Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired
and discouraged men who kept on working."
Author Unknown

"When we have done our best, we should wait in peace."
-J. Lubbock
"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
– Jim Rohn
"The strongest warriors are these two…time and patience."
– Leo Tolstoy
"The difference in winning and losing is most often…not quitting."
– Walt Disney
"Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch."
– Ivern Ball
"The miracle is this—the more we share, the more we have."
– Leonard Nimoy
"The meaning of life is to find your gift.
The purpose of life is to give it away."
-Pablo Picasso
 “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. 

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,

even if your whole world seems upset.”

— Saint Francis de Sales  



"Great fighters at not determined by how many punches they can throw,
it's how many punches they can take.
When you get knocked down get up. Get up. Get up."
— Lionel Richie Sr.  

"The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the
fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as
you really believe 100 percent."
-Arnold Schwarzenegger