"The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft, every day - the belief, even in the face of obstacles, that you've got something worth saying."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Jennifer Weiner on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Jennifer Weiner on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Jennifer Weiner on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Jennifer Weiner on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Jennifer Weiner on Maya Angelou
"People say I'm not good at writing about men. My dad left when I was 16. Give me a break. I'm doing the best I can."
"I'm not cut out to be a famous person I can't do my hair and makeup well enough."
"I don't write literary fiction - I write books that are entertaining, but are also, I hope, well-constructed and thoughtful and funny and have things to say about men and women and families and children and life in America today."
"Money is a tremendous advantage in just about everything, but in terms of reproduction, if you're a poor woman and you are infertile, it's like too bad, so sad. And if you are a wealthy woman, you can kind of buy whatever you want."