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Terri Windling Quotes and Sayings

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I'm working on a very long series of paintings based on desert folklore.
- 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 was a great fan of Jim Henson.
- Terri Windling

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

 

Filmmaking can be a fine art.
- 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

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

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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

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

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

A good novel editor is invisible.
- Terri Windling

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

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

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

I'm also looking for gems that the average reader might have missed.
- 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 an artist, I'm not an academic folklorist.
- Terri Windling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Working at a job you hate is unlikely
to bring you either happiness or success.
Do what you love. You are far more likely to gain success -
recognition and financial reward - if you are working
at something that inspires and excites you.
And, whether wealth follows or not, you will be happy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
- Peter Ustinov

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that,
once it is competently programmed and working smoothly,
it is completely honest.
- Isaac Asimov

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt,
working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
- Arianna Huffington

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
- Mitchell Kapor

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists,
but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.
- Lillian Smith

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

Parenthood and family come first for me,
and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
- Clive Owen

There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them,
and I am a poet of memory.
- Philip Levine

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually
get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
- Robert Frost

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact
with a family when you are working with them.
- Richard G. Scott

There are righteous people working
in a whole rainbow of belief systems -
from Hasidic Jews to right-wing Bible Belters
to charismatic Catholics.
- Bono

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

I can promise you that women working together -
linked,
informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
- Isabel Allende

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
- Margaret Mead

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the
moment you get up in the morning and does not stop
until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost

I'm working myself to death.
- Alan Ladd

We will continue to count on your unwavering support
and commitment to working with leaders of our continent
in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
- Thabo Mbeki

But I think the other is a little more like bullfighting,
a little more daring and although I appreciate good
acting and I liked being versatile my whole career,
it kept me working.
- Robert Klein

I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on,
and to try and build a life for myself.
- Monica Lewinsky

I remember the guest stars who came,
they were always trying to find a new plot for their
characters because they wanted to stay.
It was really a great working environment.
- Caroline Dhavernas

For me, the card catalog has been a companion all my working life.
To leave it is like leaving the house one was brought up in.
- Barbara Tuchman

It's a whole team of people working 24 hours around
the clock to make me look like this.
- Clay Aiken

But only if I believe that my directing talents will
improve the material I'd be working on.
I want to make sure I don't sacrifice beautiful material
on the altar of my direction.
- Andre Braugher

Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out
of position as much as I hustled into position since
I really never had any real training.
I was working on instincts alone.
- Jim Evans

I believe Watergate shows that the system did work.
Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress,
and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.
- Bob Woodward

I am working hard to ensure that working families can
continue to afford to live in our city.
- Thomas Menino

Go down to the Republican headquarters.
They ain't got a single black working there.
Not one.
- Charles Evers

A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition,
and then confer on the other team leaders working with
him the power to implement those goals.
- Richard V. Allen


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