” You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness. “


” If you had an essentially happy childhood, that tends to dwell with you. “


” If you live in the same small place long enough, something you don’t like is bound to happen. “


” People say you can’t teach writing, but I think that’s nonsense. “


” I know that to write you have to have stories you want to tell. You have to keep your mind alive, and you have to work hard. “


” In a very basic way, a prominent landmark such as Mt. Holyoke tells you where you are. They let you know that you’re not the first person in a place. “


” Things were here before you and will be here after you’re gone. The geographic features, especially, give you a sense of your own place in the world and in time. “


” I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot. If you want to write a book, find a subject that’s really worth the time and effort you’ll put in. “



All 8 Tracy Kidder Quotes about You in picture


You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.
If you had an essentially happy childhood, that tends to dwell with you.


If you live in the same small place long enough, something you don
People say you can
I know that to write you have to have stories you want to tell. You have to keep your mind alive, and you have to work hard.
In a very basic way, a prominent landmark such as Mt. Holyoke tells you where you are. They let you know that you
Things were here before you and will be here after you
I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot. If you want to write a book, find a subject that
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