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What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue
by Terri Windling

What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue
it gives us with storytellers from centuries past.
- Terri Windling

A good novel editor is invisible.
- Terri Windling

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl,
and I was completely surprised that the desert stole
my heart to the extent it did.
- Terri Windling

I like Celtic folk music, Native American music,
and any kind of early music.
There isn't a lot of music that I don't like...
except for Show Tunes.
- Terri Windling

 

I'm also looking for gems that the average reader might have missed.
- Terri Windling

I was a great fan of Jim Henson.
- Terri Windling

Filmmaking can be a fine art.
- Terri Windling

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I have a great respect for the academics who are working
with the source material.
My hat's off to them.
- Terri Windling

My book collection is primarily in America,
since that's where I've lived most of my life.
- Terri Windling

There's that old adage about how there's only seven
plots in the world and Shakespeare's done them all before.
- Terri Windling

There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book.
- Terri Windling

I'm working on a very long series of paintings based on desert folklore.
- Terri Windling

But for me, really, the written word is always stronger than film.
- Terri Windling

I'm an artist, I'm not an academic folklorist.
- Terri Windling

I wanted to be a scientist.
But I had no math skills.
- Terri Windling

One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales
is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner,
in this world.
That's where the old stuff came from.
- Terri Windling

Robert Jordan, whether he's writing with passion or not,
I don't know.
- Terri Windling

I've only been living in England for the last 10 years,
if you don't count my student years.
- Terri Windling

Magic Realism is not new.
The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new,
its modern popularity is new, but it's been around
as long as literature has been around.
- Terri Windling

I divide my time between homes in Arizona and England,
six months a year in each place.
- Terri Windling

Read the folklore masters.
Go to galleries.
Walk in the woods.
That's what you need to be an artist or storyteller.
- Terri Windling

I'd like to encourage people to please keep reading-and most importantly,
to please keep trying new writers.
The only way we can bring fresh new material into the
field is if people go out and buy it.
- Terri Windling

In more recent years, I've become more and more fascinated
with the indigenous folklore of this land,
Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore
now that I live in the Southwest.
- Terri Windling

Since fantasy isn't about technology,
the accelleration has no impact at all.
But it's changed the lives of fantasy writers and editors.
I get to live in England and work for a New York publisher!
- Terri Windling

We've always lived in dark times.
There has always been a range of human experience from
the sublime to the brutal,
and stories reflect it.
It's no less brutal now; each age has its horrors.
- Terri Windling

There have been a number of us working very,
very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness,
through fantasy literature and other media.
I hope we're succeeding in some small way.
- Terri Windling

When I was younger, I was in love with everything about the British Isles,
from British folklore to Celtic music.
That was always where my passions were as a young girl,
and so I studied folklore as a college student in England and Ireland.
- Terri Windling

When I started in the business, there was a thing called adult fantasy,
but nobody quite knew what it was, and most publishers
didn't have an adult fantasy list.
They had science fiction lists, which they stuck a
little bit of fantasy into.
- Terri Windling

The first job I was offered was as an editorial assistant.
I think it was the best thing for me,
in terms of being a storyteller by nature,
to have spent years being an editor because I learned so much from it.
- Terri Windling

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Find ecstasy in life;
the mere sense of living is joy enough.
- Emily Dickinson

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

To succeed, you need to find
something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill


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