Wikiquote:Quote of the day/May 28, 2014

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Maya Angelou speech for Barack Obama campaign 2008.jpg
Animated dove holding an olive branch.gif
People will forget what you said
People will forget what you did
But people will never forget how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou ~

Rainbow diagram.svg

  Maya Angelou visits YCP! 2413.jpg
Australien 21.jpg
Michael Ripoll, Rainbow Serpent, brooch.jpg

I enjoy decoration. By accumulating this mass of detail you throw light on things in a longer sense: in the long run it all adds up. It creates a texture — how shall I put it — a background, a period, which makes everything you write that much more convincing. Of course, all artists are terrible egoists. Unconsciously you are largely writing about yourself. I could never write anything factual; I only have confidence in myself when I am another character. All the characters in my books are myself, but they are a kind of disguise.

~ Patrick White ~

Ulurusunrise SteveStrike 08.jpg

  Uluru sunset1133.jpg