Motivational Quotes from Betsy Byars

My own hobbies are rather quiet. I like to read and do needlework, and I love animals.

Betsy Byars

Early in my career, I decided not to do sequels. I know that children enjoy them, but I valued the feeling that this was the only time I would write about these characters. I felt it gave me an added incentive to do my best by them, to tell readers everything I knew, to hold nothing back.

Betsy Byars

I love writing. I’ve pursued it with a passion.

Betsy Byars

My husband has some very interesting hobbies, and through him, I’ve learned to fly and earned my pilot’s license. Together, we fly all over the United States. Since our children are all grown now, we also travel a great deal in Europe, but we take commercial flights because our plane is not really equipped to make transatlantic flights.

Betsy Byars