Jo Beverley quotes

  • It's nice sometimes to be the river rather than the rock.
    -- Jo Beverley

    #Nice #Rocks #Rivers

  • Never believe that the fiction writing life makes sense.... It's insanity by definition.
    -- Jo Beverley

    #Believe #Writing #Insanity

  • When I settled to writing seriously, which would be in my 30s, I did expect to be published eventually, but my aspirations werent very high. A published book and a few appreciative readers was my idea of heaven.
    -- Jo Beverley

    #Book #Writing #Ideas

  • Flee and your bad behavior will be fixed in people's minds. Return, seem in goo spirits, and everyone will doubt their own memory of events.
    -- Jo Beverley

    #Memories #People #Doubt

  • Scrabble - The game is available in Braille. That’s a nice fact. This makes me feel better about humanity for some reason. I can’t really explain why.

  • I had a nice read on the putt and I said to myself, 'This is for you, Jesus, ' and knocked it in.

  • It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.

  • But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.

  • When I was 6 years old, I was in a rock band that was horrible called 'Dead End.' The name kind of described us. People liked us; we would go and perform at coffee houses and stuff.

  • Every rock or molotov cocktail thrown should make a very obvious political point. Random violence produces random propaganda results. Why waste even a rock?

  • We don't have a lot of men on stage doing flamboyant or theatrical. We have a lot of female pop stars doing it, but where are the guys? Where's the classic pop-rock showman?

  • When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money.

  • But I do enjoy words—some words for their own sake! Words like river, and dawn, and daylight, and time. These words seem much richer than our experiences of the things they represent—

  • A river or stream is a cycle of energy from sun to plants to insects to fish. It is a continuum broken only by humans.