Thomas A. Edison was a mentally deficient child whose mother turned him into the genius of the Century.

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.

Garrison Keillor

The writing became a hobby in the background: it took a back seat to parenthood and being a person and being a human being.

Dolores O’Riordan

I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me.

A.G.