every day a million miracles begin at sunrise!— Eric Jerome Dickey
The most practical Eric Jerome Dickey quotes that are glad to read
She’s a smart woman. I love that. Intelligence is a wonderful and powerful aphrodisiac. To me, it enhances beauty, makes an ordinary woman look like a movie star.
a full moon is a flashlight so everyone can see your drama!
wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to temptation!
Physical attraction was about aesthetics, not sexual performance, not mental stimulation. Without a mental connection, a remarkable sexual performance yielded no lifelong guarantees. It was only lust. And lust was not love.
the only perfect people are dead people, because their the only ones who can't make mistakes!
no expectations, no disappointments!
Love is for the soul and sex is for the body. Both cry out for satisfaction
love is a mental illness, an obsessive-compulsive disorder romanticized!
We tried it again and it didn't work out.
Sour milk is always sour milk. When something goes bad it stays bad.You don't put sour milk in the refrigerator one day,and take it out the next and expect it to taste sweet.
For some of us love comes into the room, kicks her shoes off, ﬁnds the most comfortable sofa, and lies down, rests, has no intention of going anywhere. For others love walks in smoking a cigarette, checking her watch every two seconds, jittery, with one hand on the doorknob, heart rate up, always in sprinter’s position, ready to run.
We're all living contradictions, trying to survive in a world filled with hypocrites
Even the righteous man is just a sinner living in between sins.
Falling in love was a solo act. I knew that, had learned that the hard way. You just jumped and hoped your parachute opened. Sometimes you looked up and saw you were falling by yourself, the object of your desire still on the plane, not interested in jumping, watching you descend into that scary place alone.
desire is a beast that must be fed!
when you're honest with yourself, often times you betray someone else!
Once desire was turned on, combustion gave it a life of its own.
Once it was turned on it became a raging wildfire, uncontrollable and uncontainable, the type of conflagration that had to be allowed to burn itself out.
If you're craving oatmeal cookies, apple sauce won't do.
It’s scary telling someone you care about, someone you love who you really are.
You want to put a band-aid on something that needs stitches.
jealously lives with insecurity!
Resentment makes anything possible.
People know your tragedies and they treat you like you’re not human.
Like you’re a three-headed goat. A monster from some other planet. They keep reminding you of your pain. You see how they look at me? They’re stuck on that person I used to be. They can’t see that old life as just a moment in time that I’ve moved on from. It was a horrible life.
early is on time, on time is late, and late is unacceptable!
I want those young whipper-snappers to know that in days past we actually used to kill trees and make those things called books.
we can do anything when we decide to win no matter what!
Some people are just so happy to get published to, they sign anything.
Next thing you know, they've signed over the rights to their book.
nothings promised, not the rest of tonight, not all of tomorrow!
hate is cancer of the soul!
can't blame a man for being human when human is all he'll ever be!
sleepin with strangers will have you waking with enemies!
we're all wounded in some way, im just tryin to heal!
hate isn't healthy, it damages the hater more than the one who's hated!
But sometimes living in denial was the only way to keep a man from going on a killing spree.
restrictions create frustrations!
we shed the skins of who we used to be!
safety and love are both illusions!
not all thoughts have to become words!
changing horses doesn't mean the ride'll get any better!
I'm just trying to write a good story, strictly from imagination.
People just think it's random, they don't see the rewriting, phrasing of characters, choosing the words, bringing the world to light in which the characters live in. That creates an illusion that this is real.
loneliness has its own needs!
I wish I had met you first. Before we met them.
We see what we want to see. We idealize each other with our own fantasies.
I deserved to find pleasure that surpassed my imagination, better than any I had experienced.
When you start a new job or a particular journey, you really don't know what to expect. I mean, you hear about your name being on the bestsellers list, but it doesn't really mean anything. Like, really, what does that translate to?
best way to deal with fear is to face the nightmare!
For a lot of people, becoming an author is a change in occupation.
.. they are coming from something that totally has nothing to do with this. If they are expecting to come into a room full of people praising them, then they are in the wrong place.
it takes as long as three generations of hard work, three generations of sacrifice to correct the wrong!
you're just a side dish not the main course!
Most women got this thing called compassion.
It doesn't make them foolish, just more forgiving. More capable of trying and hoping things worked out.