My writing books with positive gay characters has come more out of anger than anything else: anger at not having been able to find honest, accurate books about people like myself as a teen, books that show we're as diverse as straight people and that we can lead happy, healthy, productive lives just as straight people can. -- Nancy Garden

Some suggestions for you :

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.

When there is no job related stress, you are more aware of your mate and children, if you are a parent.

There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.

When love prevails, fear departs.

When I was young, people lived from paycheck to paycheck. Today, it seems like they live from credit card payment to credit card payment.

When Ford sells a car, a dealer isn't allowed to take out the engine and put a different one in. When a newsstand sells the Washington Post, no one can go to the newsstand and pay them to rip out the classified section and put their own classified section in - if they could, they would do so.

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.

The two biggest sellers in bookstores are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it.

Anyone can find the switch after the lights are on.

Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?

What you get by reaching your destination is not nearly as important as what you will become by reaching your destination.

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.

When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open.

A majority of young people seem to develop mental arteriosclerosis forty years before they get the physical kind. Another question: why do some people remain open and elastic into extreme old age, whereas others become rigid and unproductive before they're fifty?