The best Quotes by Gail Sheehy

The best Quotes by Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy (born Gail Henion; November 27, 1936 - August 24, 2020) was an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She was the author of seventeen books and numerous high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair. Sheehy played a part in the movement Tom Wolfe called the New Journalism.

I actually like getting out of my comfort zone. It shakes me up.
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Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
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We really only have two choices. Play it safe, or take a chance. For me, pulling back because of fear has always made me feel worse.
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Eventually, all mentor-disciple relationships are meant to pull apart, usually sometime in the mid-30s. Those who hang on, eventually the mentor drops the disciple, and that's no fun.
Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.

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The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
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People complain about my exclamation points, but I honestly think that's the way people think. I don't think people think in essays; it's one exclamation point to another.
Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.
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Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around.
There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
Life begins outside the comfort zone!
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What I find really interesting is to try and mix it up, to push myself and try different things. I don't want to stay in my comfort zone. I want to take risks and keep myself scared.
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When you know someone, and you get to work with them, automatically there is this comfort zone which comes in.
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One has to move from one's comfort zone to challenge oneself.
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Creativity is limitless - for better or worse.
I'd prohibit boring people. In my opinion, there is nothing worse. The people who were boring should be in prison and be forced to learn to be creative with the other prisoners.
Two disagreeing minds create more ideas than two minds in agreement.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.

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