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26 Brilliant American Authors Quotes to Embrace and Follow

Brilliant Quotes by American Authors

Wise and brilliant quotes by famous American authors.

These quotes are valuable, useful, and worth living by.

Read them with attention, think about them, and implement their wisdom in your daily life.

Wise and Intelligent Quotes of American Authors

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”Maya Angelou

“Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.”Henry David Thoreau

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“Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex. You thought of nothing else if you didn’t have it and thought of other things if you did.”James A. Baldwin

moving from one place to another - Hemingway

“You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”Ernest Hemingway

“Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.”Robert Collier

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James A. Baldwin

“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” – Philip Roth

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”Mark Twain

“Writing is frustration – It’s daily frustration, not to mention humiliation. It’s just like baseball: you fail two-thirds of the time.” – Philip Roth

Wanna Fly Toni Morrison

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.”Toni Morrison

“Love is, or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.” – Toni Morrison

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou

“Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain

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Years of love Edgar Allan Poe

“Years of love have been forgot, in the hatred of a minute.”Edgar Allan Poe

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“At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” – Toni Morrison

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.”Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The path of least resistance leads to crooked rivers and crooked men.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” – Henry David Thoreau

Trust life - Baldwin

“Trust life, and it will teach you, in joy and sorrow, all you need to know.” – James A. Baldwin

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.” – Ernest Hemingway

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“You have to decide who you are and force the world to deal with you, not with its idea of you.” – James A. Baldwin

“Never look back – unless you’re planning to go that way.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

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