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Brownell’s Wit and Wisdom

The following is a list of "Brownell-isms" – quotes from her books:  (Feel free to re-quote, just please include the source.  Thanks!)

 

A dreamory is a dream that's a memory.  - from DUET stories Volume II: The Tempo Builds by Brownell Landrum

 

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream together is reality.  - quote by John Lennon in DUET stories Volume II: The Tempo Builds by Brownell Landrum

 

Sharing feelings, conveying appreciation and whispering desires are all crucial components of a satisfying encounter with your beloved. – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

It’s a difficult thing to be a man. To try to be noble and honorable in a world of conflict and strife. To distinguish selfish desire from sincere concern. To know when to fight and when to forfeit.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

I felt the smile grow from within, starting in my chest and making its way up to my face. If what the guru had said about auras and energy was accurate, I must have been glowing.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

I was helplessly captured; and hopelessly enraptured.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

A thief might steal from anyone. Why he’s stealing from you is what you need to understand.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Tragedies can contain some of life’s greatest rewards and valuable lessons. Struggle makes you stronger. Pain makes you alert. Clouds bring forth the rain. As a wise man once said, ‘You seek problems because you need their gifts.’ “Why would you rob someone of these benefits?”  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices  by Brownell Landrum(Note: Quote is from Richard Bach in his book Illusions.)

 

Until someone recognizes his or her Reason Why, the problem will recur, or another will sprout up in its place. – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

I’d always felt like it was only weak people who turned to God, but at that moment I realized maybe I was wrong: perhaps it was the other way around. Only those who were strong enough to admit their own, human limitations would know when to seek help and guidance.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Loving someone who can’t love themselves is like pouring water into a bowl with a hole in the bottom. It can never stay filled.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

What can be used to heal, can also be used to hurt.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Love is both the question and the answer.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices

 

Fear doesn’t come from lack of love; it comes from lack of trust.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

The solution is to trust yourself, to trust each other and to trust your connection with the Source of all Love and Light. To trust God.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Looks attract – and disturb – the superficial people.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

One of the biggest lessons people on Earth have, and it’s getting more dire in the world you’re about to enter, is the false belief that looks, money and power are requirements for love, when it’s the opposite.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

It’s only when someone really shows their vulnerability to another, and is accepted, flaws and all, can he or she really feel loved.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

There are no rights and wrongs. Just lessons, lessons and more lessons. With hopefully a little fun in-between.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Life should be enjoyed, you know. That’s an important lesson to keep in mind. It will help bring him through the darkness and into the light.  – from A Very Special Epilogue to DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices

 

Once you commit, don’t relent or repent.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

The secret is to keep yourself interesting.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Hope could be a dangerous emotion.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Greed, corruption, violence, sin, deception all come from a lack of understanding that we’re all connected.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

There’s a fine line between trying to be everything your mate wants you to be and wanting to be loved for who you are.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

There is truth and beauty in all religions. It’s the separation between them that creates difficulty. Instead of looking at what they have in common, which is plentiful, they spend too much time arguing about how they’re different. – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

He had worries but no doubts. Obstacles, but no lack of courage in facing them. Conflict, but none within.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Love dissolves all fear, eliminates all doubt, and transforms all evil.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices  –  from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

It’s the ability to love anyone and anything that’s the most powerful force in the universe.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

In sexual relations, a connection between solar plexus chakras indicates shared power in the relationship.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Sex without love is like a meal without nutrition; neither satisfying nor sustaining.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

For sex to be good, you need to feel grounded and solid in the relationship.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.  – Groucho Marx

 

The best, highest love comes without attachment or expectation.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Trust acquired through challenged skepticism is infinitely more solid and lasting than passive acceptance.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Love. The simplest and most complicated concept in life. You crave it, you fear it, you fight for it, you live for it, you might even be willing to die for it. It’s a mystery, a gift and an honor. To give and to receive. To give is to receive.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

That’s what happens when destiny unveils itself: you get a sense of knowing you’re exactly where you’re supposed to be, and with whom.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Friends are like sails – they help shield us against storms and provide the force that helps direct us on course. Friends enhance our lives in many ways: they listen to us when we need someone to talk to; they support us when we feel vulnerable; and they empower us when we’re facing challenges.  – from Five Reasons Why Bad Things Happen: How to Turn Tragedies Into Triumph

 

Try making this your new mantra: ‘Let Divine Will Fill My Heart and Guide My Actions.’  – from Five Reasons Why Bad Things Happen: How to Turn Tragedies Into Triumph by Brownell Landrum

 

Security comes from Trust.
Trust comes from Faith.
Faith comes when you eliminate all fear.
Ease comes when you are fearless.

  – from Five Reasons Why Bad Things Happen: How to Turn Tragedies Into Triumph by Brownell Landrum

 

When you strip down the layers and get to your soul, there is nothing that can be taken away. This is the essence of freedom.  – from Five Reasons Why Bad Things Happen: How to Turn Tragedies Into Triumph by Brownell Landrum

 

It doesn’t much matter
If we get to the top
What matters much more is
What we do when we stop

  – from Sometimes I Wonder by Brownell Landrum

 

Do you ever feel unsatisfied? Like you’ve given a part of yourself with nothing in return? That’s what happens when you don’t connect on all levels.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Your soul is your connection to the Divine. Sacred sex is an activity of joining souls in holy, celestial creation, expressing your appreciation for the gift of life, of sharing your body’s vitality with another.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

It’s up to you to decide if you’ll face life with courage, confusion or concern.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Dark energy is the absence of love, just as black is the absence of color. The more love, the more colors added to the palette, the more light is achieved.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

All human beings are connected. It’s like we’re all holding onto ropes that tie to each other. The bond is closer and stronger with people you’ve met; the longer or better you know someone, the easier it is to tune into their energy.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Just know that if you move forward with honesty, faith and love, everything will be alright.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Life is a continuum; neither black nor white, but a series of shades from light to dark. When the shadow is in front of you, all you see is the darkness and forget the sun is at your back.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

There is no shadow without the sun. 
No suffering without divinity.
No fear without love.
No despair without desire.
No hopelessness without faith.

  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Strong women are the universe’s way of enhancing our own strength as men.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

When a confident woman allows you to take over the care of her, you’re both elevated to a higher level.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Remember the balance; the give-and-take of energy. The symbol of yin and yang is more than the integration of male and female. It’s also the balance of light and dark, soft and hard, active and passive, in and out, giver and receiver. You can’t have one without the other.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Have you ever worried about something so much that it becomes debilitating? But when you finally accept there’s nothing you can do, when your choices are taken away, fear dissolves and you can finally relax…and perhaps even enjoy?  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Sexual union is only truly fulfilling when both parties are at the same level and definition of love. The same exchange of energy. It’s like music. Alone you have your own tune, but when it’s combined with another it can a magical, divine experience. Each part has to know when it leads, like the melody, and when it complements, like the harmony.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

You can’t love someone you don’t know. You can only love how they make you feel. But it doesn’t mean you can’t instantly recognize someone you’ve known and loved before… someone your soul has known and loved before. And might love again…  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

It is the nature of human beings to want, to desire.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Prayer is asking; Meditation is listening.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

Old or young, light or dark, full or frail, every woman has qualities that make her beautiful.  – from DUET stories Volume III: A Chorus of Voices by Brownell Landrum

 

The more you care; the more you share.  – from DUET stories Volume I: The Song Begins by Brownell Landrum

 

“So, Paige, can you tell me your thoughts on the theories of Max Planck?” 

Her answer floors me:  “I agree ‘there can never be any real opposition between religion and science,” she says, “for the one is the complement of the other.”

She continues, “I also think the Wachowski’s were inspired by Planck when they named the movie The Matrix, considering that Plank said ‘The mind is the matrix of all matter.’”

– from DUET stories Volume I: The Song Begins by Brownell Landrum

 

Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it?

– Albert Einstein quote in DUET stories Volume I: The Song Begins by Brownell Landrum

 

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.  - Albert Einstein quote in DUET stories Volume I: The Song Begins by Brownell Landrum

 

If things seem under control, you’re not going fast enough.  - Mario Andretti quote in DUET stories Volume I: The Song Begins by Brownell Landrum

 

The true definition of soulmate is "someone you’ve known before who you’re destined to meet.”  – from all of the DUET stories!

 

The opposite of Insecurity isn’t Security.  It’s a Sense of Adventure. –  from Five Reasons Why Bad Things Happen: How to Turn Tragedies Into Triumph by Brownell Landrum