journal quotes

I used to love writing in my journal.Tyra Banks

A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader; the role of the editor is to mediate.John Barton

My wife Cecily Adams was dying of cancer, my daughter Madeline was struggling to overcome an autism diagnosis, and my father was dying, all at the same time. Writing the journal was a cathartic experience, and an extremely positive one.Jim Beaver

I have obsessed about my weight in some sort of way all my life. I used to write in my journal what I weighed every day.Valerie Bertinelli

A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.James Boswell

I read less of everything now. With only fond memories of others' work, it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now.Jonathan Carroll

I think this journal will be disadvantageous for me, for I spend my time now like a spider spinning my own entrails.Mary Boykin Chesnut

Putting words on paper regularly is part of the necessary discipline of writing. A journal is a great way to do that.Pearl Cleage

After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.Jean Cocteau

Once you're done being president, you tend to want to defend your record more than plumb your inner feelings. I find it hard to imagine Obama going home at night and writing sensitive, introspective journal entries about his meeting with John Boehner.Gail Collins

I write journals and would recommend journal writing to anyone who wishes to pursue a writing career. You learn a lot. You also remember a lot... and memory is important.Judy Collins

I wrote my first real murder story as a journalist for the Daytona Beach News Journal in 1980. It was about a body found in the woods. Later, the murder was linked to a serial killer who was later caught and executed for his crimes.Michael Connelly

I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal,' the 'New York Times,' constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image.Barbara Corcoran

I love going to the movies and being moved emotionally. I like my work, singing and writing in my journal.Elizabeth Daily

I throw ideas out into the open when I really should just be writing them down in a journal.Dan Deacon

Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer.John Edward

I did go on safari in Kenya when I was 17, with my mother, stepfather and little brother, and I kept a careful journal of the experience that was very helpful in terms of my sensory impressions of Africa. I have traveled quite a bit at distinct times in my life, though now that I have kids I've settled down.Jennifer Egan

I have published in 'The New Yorker,' 'Holiday,' 'Life,' 'Mademoiselle,' 'American Heritage,' 'Horizon,' 'The Ladies Home Journal,' 'The Kenyon Review,' 'The Sewanee Review,' 'Poetry,' 'Botteghe Oscure,' the 'Atlantic Monthly,' 'Harper's.'Paul Engle

I don't keep a journal.Chris Evans

Sitting in the Oval Office, beneath a painting of George Washington, with a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. over his right shoulder and a bust of Abraham Lincoln over his left shoulder, Obama told 'National Journal' that the country's economic woes are deep and endemic.Ron Fournier