The best Quotes by Joyce Maynard

The best Quotes by Joyce Maynard

Joyce Maynard (born November 5, 1953) is an American novelist and journalist. She began her career in journalism in the 1970s, writing for several publications, most notably Seventeen magazine and The New York Times.

You write about what you know, and you write about what you want to know.
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A good home must be made, not bought. In the end, it's not track lighting or a sun room that brings light into a kitchen.
The silence was part of the story I wanted to tell.
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A person who deserves my loyalty receives it.
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Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed, it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.
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A living poem had always been the words that came to mind when he tried to describe her to others.
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Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it.
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Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough.
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Word to the wise writer: never underestimate your secondary characters! But watch them... they sneak off with stuff.
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Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.
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A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.
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My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
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The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary.
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So long as men write what they think, then all of the other freedoms - all of them - may remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes a weapon of truth.
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But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here.
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It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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I look at you, and I... and I'm home. Please! I don't want that to go away. I don't want to forget.
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Go back to your books, your fireplace. Plant your trees, watch them grow. If more of us valued home above gold, it would be a merrier world.
Thorin Eichenschild in The Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies
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It's a funny thing about comin' home. Looks the same, smells the same, feels the same. You'll realize what's changed is you.
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Home is a hard place to leave, even if you are unhappy there.
Alexander in King's Quest - VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
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Tell the World I'm coming home
Let the rain wash away
All the pain of yesterday
I know my kingdom awaits
And they've forgiven my mistakes
Sean Combs - Coming Home
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I am laying in my bed, in my house and all I want to do is go home.
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Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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You must go on a long journey before you can really find out how wonderful home is.
Tove Jansson - Moominland
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The bare necessities of life will come to you.
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Silence is so freaking loud.
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.
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The nurse knew that those who really love, love in silence, with deeds and not with words.
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In some causes silence is dangerous.
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Sometimes you don't have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.
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The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
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'Being still' and 'doing nothing' are two completely different things.
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The world is quieter now. We just have to listen. If we listen, we can hear God's plan.
Anna in I Am Legend
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It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.
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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens
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If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
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Don't be someone that searches, finds, and then runs away.
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Let's make one thing clear, you'll never have this - loyalty. You can't buy it, you can't own it, you can't force it, it comes only out of love and respect for the people who believe in you.
Marcel Gerard in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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When enough people make false promises, words stop meaning anything. Then there are no more answers, only better and better lies.
Jon Snow in Game of Thrones - Season 7 Episode 7
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Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that's probably the biggest key to success.
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If one can't be trusted in love, one can't be trusted in anything. Some things can't be forgiven.
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If you love something, you can never let it go. Not even for a second. Or it's gone forever.
Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother - Season 9 Episode 17
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Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
Mark - 13, 31
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The only honest reaction and true loyalty that we get is from our animals.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022

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