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By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

It's a scary thing, when a person you admire is suddenly revealed to be absolutely, truly human.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Especially in a world that doesn't need homemade anything.That's when we need homemade everything.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

But what Dakota most enjoyed about the beginning of winter was the crispness of the air (that practically demanded the wearing of knits) and the way that tough New Yorkers - on the street, in elevators, in subways - were suddenly willing to risk a smile. To make a connection with a stranger. To finally see one another after strenuously avoiding eye contact all year.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

We don't always get what we deserve," she replied, patting James over his heart. "Sometimes we get more; sometimes we get less. At least we get something.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Life isn't a straightforward climb up the ladder. It can take a few slips to really gain perspective.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

... everyone has to knit when they're here. ... But not every person has to use yarn.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Better to live your life open rather than exist on borrowed time, waiting for the great unmasking.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

So this was it. You take a wrong step and you end up wearing yesterday's underwear, sitting on the carpet trying to teach yourself how to knit. And even that doesn't work. She never expected it to be so hard. Life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

A great measure of a man is how he reacts to a midnight awakening when there's no fire or burglar in sight.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

...An honest conversation with anyone is a form of praying.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

The thing is, that when you're young, you always think you'll meet all sorts of wonderful people, that drifting apart and losing friends is natural. You don't worry, at first, about the friends you leave behind. But as you get older, it gets harder to build friendships. Too many defenses, too little opportunity. You get busy. And by the time you realize that you've lost the dearest best friend you've ever had, years have gone by and you're mature enough to be embarrassed by your attitude and, frankly, by your arrogance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Cat, I'll let you in on a little secret. We don't all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn't make the work part of it any easier...It just makes you less likely to quit." ~ Georgia "The Friday Night Knitting Club

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

There's money, and then there's class. The two are often separated.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

It's all about getting the hand of things. Easy does it; take it easy. You'll figure everything out in time. But for right now, just keep trying. Pay attention and avoid the temptation to go further than you're ready. Talk less. And listen more.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

It gave her a feeling of her own power, to make something practical and beautiful just by using her own skill and creativity. It inspired her.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

The Friday Night Knitting Club

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

And failure, if you want to know, Dakota, is just another opportunity to try again.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Kate Jacobs

You'll have lots of questions to answer as you get older. Who you are. Who you want to be. What you think about things. Like politics. And romances. And whether you'll be able to speak out or keep your mouth shut. It's always a challenge to work out the best way to live your life, and as much as everyone tells you what to do, ultimately how you do things is up to you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

There's the life we dream, the life we deserve, and the life we get. I'll take what I got over what I deserve any day.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Women do amazing, creative, wonderful things.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Things work out better when you're straight up.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Seeing a patter doesn't mean you know how to put it all together. Take baby steps: don't focus on the folks whose skills are far beyond your own. When you're new to something-or you haven't tried it in a while-it can feel impossibly hard to get it right. Every misstep feels like a reason to quit. You envy everyone else who seems to know what they're doing. What keeps you going? The belief that one day you'll also be like that: Elegant. Capable. Confident. Experienced. And you can be. All you need now is enthusiasm. A little bravery. And-always-a sense of humor.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kate Jacobs

Sometimes suffering is just suffering,” she told Gus. “It doesn't make you stronger. It doesn't build character. It only hurts.