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Thursday, September 22, 2011

WHO SAID THAT? Famous quotes

Do you know who said it? These famous quotes are challenging to identify. Enjoy them if you can't place them. The two quotes from my books at the end may be easier. What's your favorite quote?

1. "Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it."

2. "Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising."

3. "I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?" 

4. "Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together."

5. "Character is like a tree and reputation is like it's shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."

6. "The nice thing about being a celebrity is when you bore people, they think it's their fault."

7.  "I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."

8.  "I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't the guts to bite people themselves."

9. "A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs."

10. "Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place."

1.Maya Angelou
2. Mark Twain
3. Jean Kerr
4. Petrarch
5. Abraham Lincoln
6. Henry Kissinger
7. Sir Winston Churchill
8. August Strindberg
9. Mark Twain, again!
10 Billy Crystal

Quotes from my books: Can you place these first lines to the book?

1. “You’re running away, Miss?” Harry, the butler, asked her.
From "Sunny Days, Moonlit Nights" or "Now and Forever 1, a Love Story"? 
2. Callie put the check for $15,000, half of all the money she had in the world, on the counter of the bursar‘s office.
 From "Sunny Days, Moonlit Nights" or "Now and Forever 1, a Love Story"? 

1. "Sunny Days, Moonlit Nights"
2. "Now and Forever 1, a Love Story"
 Now and Forever 1, a Love Story is about Callie's Richards, a young woman who's known tragedy, and her journey back to a fulfilling life. She works hard starting over, seeking love and happiness despite the treacherous and deadly obstacles thrown in her path. You'll cheer with her triumphs and empathize with her setbacks when you read this emotional story.
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A bit about "Sunny Days, Moonlit Nights"
When do you declare a bad marriage over? How much moxie does it take to leave? Caroline Davis White, an accomplished artist, flees her home and her marriage to a philandering millionaire. She hides in a cabin in the Catskills where she spent her childhood summers. Emotionally wounded and totally  alone except for her faithful pug, Trixie, Caroline examines her life and moves toward making changes. She didn't count on running into her childhood crush, Mickey, now the devastatingly handsome and sexy Mike. Caroline has to decide...does she need a man in her life or should she go it 
alone? And if with a man, which one?
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