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Caroline B. Cooney Quotes and Sayings

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I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I love all of it, thinking up the plots,
getting to know the kids in the story,
their parents, backyards, pizza toppings.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I love writing and do not know why it is considered such a difficult,
agonizing profession.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I approach serious subjects, and I like to have the
good guys win and have the parents among the good guys.
- Caroline B. Cooney

 

People nearly always believe, and are willing to back
it up with weapons and cruelty,
that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I believe my voice is pretty much the same.
I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than
I was earlier in my career.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I'm one of the lucky writers: plots come easily to me.
- Caroline B. Cooney

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I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties.
None of them were published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment.
- Caroline B. Cooney

If you write a story based on a real person,
you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life.
It gets in the way of writing your own story.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I believe my readers are crazy about their parents
and want to be just like them when they grow up.
- Caroline B. Cooney

Actually my first eight books were historical novels,
but they were never published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading,
but somebody suggested one of my books,
they actually finished the book and enjoyed it,
and they're going on to read another book.
I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun.
- Caroline B. Cooney

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

History is the version of past events
that people have decided to agree upon.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,
you could not ignore its beauty.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together.
I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.
- Martin Puryear

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon.
It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.
- Tom Hanks

So I decided on science when I was in college.
- Sally Ride

I decided I was going to be in love.
I was going to give it everything I had.
It was like heaven on that ranch.
I don't know why we broke up.
We never fought.
- Carrie Snodgress

Now I worry.
If people ended up liking me, did I do the job wrong?
So I decided they didn't end up liking me -
they ended up being able to deal with me.
- Daniel Okrent

Around 1967 I began backing away from dogmatic Leninism,
not so much because I thought it was false,
I just decided there was nothing utopian about it.
- Henry Flynt

Well, I decided earlier this year that I would run for president,
and obviously I needed something to run on.
- Craig Armstrong

The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he
decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it,
so he planted pine trees all over the place!
- Christopher Atkins

They've also, the government's decided now,
what sexual content is.
- Richard Serra

We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation.
We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet,
a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford

After about twenty issues of Josie, they decided to pay me.
- Dan DeCarlo

My whole life has been decided by fate.
- Sharon Tate

A few years ago, I decided I wanted to be home with my family.
- Rick Moranis

I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't
decided to be less compassionate to strangers.
- Armistead Maupin

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers,
he had decided to write for Posterity.
- George Ade

I'm still number one and I just recently won a major
tournament ahead of my toughest rivals so I think I
had a few years ahead of me if I decided to stay.
- Garry Kasparov

I may play some exhibition games so I don't want to
quit the game of chess completely.
I just decided and it's a firm decision not to play
competitive chess anymore.
- Garry Kasparov

The band's never taken a year off.
Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears.
- Steven Tyler

I and a friend of mine called Mannon talked together,
and we both decided to walk this journey.
- Satish Kumar

Having once decided to achieve a certain task,
achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste.
The gain in self confidence of having accomplished
a tiresome labor is immense.
- Arthur Helps

They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant.
They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I decided I would never do interviews again.
- Danielle Steel

I think we're entering a very dangerous time.
The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge,
not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
- Thom Yorke

He told me that Francis Crick and Jim Watson had solved the structure of DNA,
so we decided to go across to Cambridge to see it.
This was in April of 1953.
- Sydney Brenner

After about a year or so, I was in L.A.;
I'd decided to try to get a band together out there.
- Stephen Stills

Some of you may have been hoping that today I would
speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories.
But I have decided to spare him for the time being:
after all,
he is a man.
- Kim Campbell

I've decided to cut out the part of the speech where
I say anything nice about Democrats.
- Ann Coulter

What really happened was one day I decided to write a new kind of play.
- Richard Foreman

I left because I decided it just really wasn't for me,
and I got a better understanding of what the Catholic
Church needed from its priests and ministers.
- Peter Jurasik

I created the characters from what I read in the script.
I decided how I should talk, accent,
no accent,
my own voice, or a created voice.
Then, I visualize what I should look like.
- Ruth Buzzi

My guitar only has five strings 'cause the top one
broke and I decided not to put it back on:
when I play chords I only play bar chords,
and the top one always used to cut me there.
- Brian Eno

I can't wait to front my band with these new songs and play for fans,
but I've decided to keep my day job too.
- Richard Marx

I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun.
And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I
wanted to travel and do special dates.
I go to Las Vegas these days.
- Bobby Vinton

They have decided to tour under the name of Ten Years
After which I don't think is very cool.
To be honest, they have had to do that as it's the
only way they can get any work.
- Alvin Lee

I had no real education because I was in and out of
schools so I decided that I would completely change my look,
change my image, change my name and move to New York.
- Morgan Brittany

I decided I was going to tell these stories.
I went around and met Crumb.
He was the cartoonist.
I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

I decided I would go to Chicago and try my luck as
a writer after those eight months as a fireman.
- Carl Sandburg

In 1958, I decided that I was going to live in Europe permanently.
So in 1959 I moved to Lugano, Switzerland.
- Norman Granz

I make it clear why I write as I do and why other poets write as they do.
After hundreds of experiments I decided to go my own
way in style and see what would happen.
- Carl Sandburg

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody had decided not to see.
- Ayn Rand

When I decided I wanted to be an actor,
I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors.
- Puff Daddy

It was 1943.
The U.S.
had already entered World War II, so I decided to join the army.
- Lloyd Alexander

An uncle gave me a side drum and my mother decided I should have lessons.
- Humphrey Lyttelton

I decided, if I'm going to be poor and black and all,
the least thing I'm going to do is to try and find out who I am.
I created everything about me.
- Ornette Coleman

I guess we decided to make a new record 3 years ago
when Nancy was done scoring for Almost Famous.
- Ann Wilson

It helped me when I decided that we're on this planet
to learn to live together and get along.
- Greta Scacchi

What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people.
They don't even listen to our music,
they decided in advance that they don't like it.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s.
When that happened, I was so broken up.
After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage.
- Ricky Skaggs

During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared.
Audiences loved these funny men.
I decided to become one.
- Jerry Stiller

My early reviews were so bad that I decided I didn't want to read them again.
- Danielle Steel


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