“Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure.”
“All women speak two languages:
the language of men
and the language of silent suffering.
Some women speak a third,
the language of queens.”
— Mohja Kahf, The Marvelous Women
“I believe pain breeds wolves
and joys give rise to moons.
We grow forests in our bones
so our memories can’t find us.
I believe we hide and haunt ourselves.”
“I’ve written so many stories and novellas that nobody will look at, plays that I can’t get produced, screenplays that will never be made. Everything is so branded these days in the art world, it’s...
“Don’t for the love of heaven let anybody rush you into anything.”
— On this day in 1961, Julia Child
published her legendary cookbook – but not before learning some invaluable lessons in...