November 8, 2016

Karen Hawkins Quotes

“Excitement is never comfortable. When it comes, you just hang on and hope you don’t fall off.”

“Family is the only anchor that will hold in a choppy sea. “

“For a real knight, rescuing maidens would be an everyday event.”

“I don’t know which is more telling about a soul, their laughter or their tears. I suspect the latter, but hope for the former, “

“I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man. “

“If you ever find yourself presented with a fork in the road of life and you do not know the correct direction, close your eyes and listen to your heart. I have found more adventure, more love, more happiness, and more life by listening to who I am, rather than attempting to tell myself. “

“In order to understand something really and truly well, you must know where it came from. There is no other way to appreciate its value. “

“It took all of her moral strength not to kick him—just a little—while he was so conveniently at her feet.”

“One of the benefits of travelling is that you learn what you truly value when you are home. And little things that you might take for granted are sweeter, softer, larger, and infinitely better for the experience of not having them.”

“Perhaps a true knight saves himself for the right maiden “

“Perhaps the truth was there was no perfect marriage, just some really good ones.”

“We see the world in terms of history, not money. That’s the main difference between us and the rest of the world – we appreciate man’s foibles, passions, and beliefs, while the rest of the world appreciates their coins. “