I know the Lord has a plan for us all, but sometimes, I just don't understand what the message can be.
("A Walk to Remember")
More Quotes from Nicholas Sparks:They didn't agree on much. In fact, they didn't agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other ever day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other.
When I was seventeen, I don't think I even knew what love was. But when it's right, it's right, and you just know it.
All characters come from people I know, but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify the characters so they fit with the story.
None of my characters are rich or famous, and the situations they find themselves in could happen to anyone.
I'm here to love you, to hold you in my arms, to protect you. I am here to learn from you and to receive your love in return. I am here because there is no other place to be.
I've been doing this a long time, and I've come to learn that predictions don't mean much. Too much lies outside the realm of medical knowledge. A lot of what happens next comes down to you and your specific genetics, your attitude. No, there's nothing we can do to stop the inevitable, but that's not the point. The point is that you should try to make the most of the time you have left.
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H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
I'm more concerned with getting them to find and strengthen their original voice as writers rather than imposing my own subjective tastes, judgements or sensibility on the project.