If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.— Nora Roberts
The most courageous Nora Roberts quotes that are new and everybody is talking about
Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.
Life is like a moustache. It can be wonderful or terrible. But it always tickles.
Earrings are like orgasms. You can never have too many." " I never thought about it quite that way." Well, you're a man. " She gave his knee a friendly pat.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
Love is not enough. But, it is the rock on which all else stands.
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
Feeling too much is a hell of a lot better than feeling nothing.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
People and relationships never stop being a work in progress
It's hard to resist a bad boy who's a good man.
Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool. Every way love can hit you, it's hit me when it comes to you.
The wounded recognized the wounded.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no.
Half full, half empty, what the hell difference does it make? If there's something in the damn glass, drink it.
Put all your eggs in one basket... the handle's going to break. Then all you've got is scrambled eggs.
Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
Sometimes a wind comes up, blows you off course.
You’re not ready for it, but if you’re lucky, you end up in a more interesting place than you’d planned.
Potholes and bumps? Welcome to the world.
Every road gas them. They're there to be navigated, avoided, driven over, or through to the other side. Don't keep driving into the pothole.
You can fix anything but a blank page.
No second chance?" A wry smile twisted Carrick's lips.
"There might have been, had I not waited so long to take it.
Love birds don't always sing pretty tunes.
And yet, anything real, anything strong, was never easy.
She'd been taught from an early age that the things that mattered most were the hardest to obtain.
If you do not step forward you will always remain where you are.
When the going gets tough, the tough eat ribs.
You're going to blow his socks off!
Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It's called the sun.
Let's go get us a little.
And since I’m marrying into the Quartet, I have certain privileges and duties.
If you’re sleeping with Laurel—” “I’m not sleeping with Laurel. We’re dating.” “Right, and the two of you are just going to hold hands, admire the moon, and sing camp songs.” “For a while. Minus the singing.
You can't edit a blank page
It looks like Armani and Cartier went to war.
I need to write to be happy.
I won't consider getting horizontal with someone I can barely tolerate when we're vertical.
Everything I know, I learned from dogs.
Body adornments show that we're aware of our bodies and expect others to be aware as well.
I don't think you tell someone you love them because you expect something.
I think you tell them because you have something to give.
And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking.
Wouldn't it be nice if everything balanced in the world? If right came out on top and wrong was punished. It sure would be simple.
You're excuses are so lame they're limping.
Mary Stewart will always be my goddess.
I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story.
When somebody walks out, it leaves a hole in you.
Some people fill it up, the good and the bad, and get on that way. Some people leave it open, maybe long enough to heal, maybe too long, picking at it now and then so it doesn't heal all the way.
There are no dead ends, just detours.
Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard or too sad when you've got a Christmas tree in the living room. All those presents under it, all that anticipation. Just a way of saying there's always light and hope in the world.
Be yourself. Be true to that, to your heart. Patience. See what happens if you step back instead of bounding forward.
Didn't people consider what could happen if armies of farm animals united in revolt?
I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page.
...but even strong women need an arm to lean on now and then. (Anna Whitney in Glory in Death)
I saw you standing on a veranda you'd built with your own hands. And I loved you.
Can you stand a little closer?" "Hmm?" "You smell good. I like to smell you.
If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations.