"I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Sandra Cisneros on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Sandra Cisneros on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Sandra Cisneros on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Sandra Cisneros on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Sandra Cisneros on Earl Nightingale
"Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within."
"I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth, now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect."