Quotes by Regina Brett

Get quotes of the day


Regina Brett (born May 31, 1956) is a columnist for The Plain Dealer, a daily newspaper serving Cleveland, Ohio. She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary in 2008 and 2009.[1] Her first book, "God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours" was published in April, 2010 by Grand Central Publishing.

Previous to her work at The Plain Dealer, Brett worked as a columnist for the Akron Beacon Journal in Akron, Ohio for seven years. Over the course of her career, Brett has written almost 2,000 newspaper columns.

From 2006 to 2010, Brett hosted "The Sound of Ideas," a radio show on WCPN 90.3FM, a NPR affiliate located in Cleveland. She currently hosts "The Regina Brett Show" on 89.7 WKSU, Kent State's public radio station. The weekly program was inspired by Brett's book and invites listeners to join a conversation on a variety of topics.

Brett has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University and a master's degree in religious studies from John Carroll University.

In 1998, Brett was diagnosed with breast cancer and included her experiences of chemotherapy and her recuperation in her columns in the Akron Beacon Journal. These columns earned her a National Headliner Award.[2]

In 2006, Brett wrote a column for The Plain Dealer entitled "50 Life Lessons", which has since been the most distributed column she has written to date, appearing on blogs as well as social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook. In many of these instances, Brett is misidentified as a 90-year-old woman.[3] The "50 Life Lessons" column has been expanded to fifty chapters for her upcoming book, "God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours".

Add to my favourites Get these quotes on a PDF
Make peace with your past so it won't screw up your future.

Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.