So not only did you teach me about writing memoir, you also taught me about reading and thinking about how others write memoir. Thank you so much! Rebecca
Showing posts with label The Notebook. Show all posts
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Monday, June 11, 2012

“Most people search high and wide for the key to success. If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within.” –George Washington Carver

Tonight I watched The Notebook for the third time. I love that movie for so many reasons, but tonight I picked up on a couple of lines Noah said to Allie when she was struggling to make a decision between two men she loved.
Noah said, What do you want? Not what he wants or what I want.
What do you want?

How many of us, especially when we are young, try to find success in life by doing what our parents want for us or what we think society expects of us? We suffer the misconception that if we please the important people in our lives, we will be doing what is best. But, as Carver said, the key to our dreams lies within.