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For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice


John Burroughs

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JOHN BURROUGHS
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self...
JOHN BURROUGHS
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self...
JOHN BURROUGHS
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self...
JOHN BURROUGHS
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self...
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Free advice is worth the price.
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And I tend to listen to NPR when I'm not writing.
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As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rej...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
And by lucky coincidence, here comes a green Mazda pickup with a brown stripe.
ROBBIE BURROUGHS
I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It's not enough to think about writing o...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Why am I so anxious? And then it hits me. I'm not anxious, I'm lonely. And I'm lonely in some horrib...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Marriage is overdone. As long as there are people, people are going to find it interesting.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I think basically it's just bad luck.
ROBBIE BURROUGHS
Dennis's superior mental health was obvious from the first date, like a cleft palate. The other thin...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Give that mint Milano back, you bitch. If you can't at least be polite, you don't get a treat.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Nothing surprises me now," I tell him. I am stoic. I am Joan of Arc, with liver damage and an unused...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
His laugh is made if porch swings and lemonade
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
With my own memoirs, they are truthful, and I write everything fully expecting to some day end up te...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
What if every church in America had a ministry to stand against modern slavery?
DILLON BURROUGHS
The solution to our human frailty is not to try harder, but to turn Godward.
DILLON BURROUGHS
I think writers tend to be experience junkies, and I think they also tend to want to be on the outsi...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they h...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Once I decided to write, to be published, I knew it would happen.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it's somet...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Holiness is the very principle of eternal life, the very beginning of eternal life in the heart, and...
JEREMIAH BURROUGHS
I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it's something I n...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
[Outside in the rain, paying punters appeared evenly divided between those there to see the bands an...
DAVID BURROUGHS
I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many d...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
If it is the same guy, he's been pretty busy.
ROBBIE BURROUGHS
About the same time, the people in the pickup truck realized they were being followed and it turned ...
ROBBIE BURROUGHS
It has been proven that preserving these properties increases their value.
BEN BURROUGHS
Doctor, if being a bitch is healthy, then I am the healthiest damn woman on the face of the earth
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Use the talents you’ve developed to create goodwill, to ease the burdens of those who are not as f...
LAURA BURROUGHS
As in a tree, there is more sap in an Arm of the tree, than in a little sprig; but the sprig hath th...
JEREMIAH BURROUGHS
Think of your head as an unsafe neighborhood; don't go there alone.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
[My brother] shaped my young life. First, he taught me how to walk. Then, armed with sticks and dead...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Freshly brainwashed from rehab, I carry the bottle into the bathroom. I hold it up to the light. See...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I once read about a guy who lost his arms in a fire. The nurse took pity on him and gave him a hand ...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
We haven't slept together. But we've napped
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I think part of the reason I'm attracted to Foster is because he's such a mess. I mean, the people I...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Part of me believes that love is more valuable when you have to work for it.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I think I love him, but I also think that you can love people who aren't good for you.
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Then he explains Chinese food in Manhattan to me: 'See the way it works is, there's one central loca...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
I realized I could really become hooked on these happy pills. They gave me a glorious feeling of gen...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
Rarely do very handsome men allow their faces to run around without a leash. I am not very ha...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
After a horribly long day, I needed a mental break. I threw on my parka, with the raccoon fur around...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
There just didn't seem to be anything to hold on to. We weren't going anywhere, and we weren't pulli...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS
On typical days, (dust) is simply irritating. On Roid Rage days, it made me want to stomp down to th...
AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS