SAVANNAH TO SAN FRANCISCO
Others said it long before me, and much better.
―Gigi Bousquet Williamson, May 2019
“I spent much of my childhood listening to the sound of striving...”―Michelle Obama, Becoming
“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.”
-– Shonda Rhimes
"To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow."
"To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves. Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life."
―Carrie Chapman Catt
“Remember that there is only one important time and it is Now. The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion.
―Leo Tolstoy, "The Emperor's Three Questions"
“And you're not going to get comfortable
before you get uncomfortable.”
― Verna Myers, TEDxBeaconStreet
“Writing is easy. All you have to do is sit down at the typewriter, cut open a vein, and bleed.”
― Red Smith, To Absent Friends
"Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom."
--Soren Kierkegaard, The Concept of Anxiety
"I always meant to be a writer from my earliest recall, and like all such people I lived from infancy in the world of stories and books, most of them fantasy. When I began to outgrow fantasy history seized me by the throat and has held on ever since."
―Marcia Davenport, Too Strong For Fantasy
Collected Writings of Gigi Bousquet Williamson