"I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars."
Walt Whitman

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it."
Charles R. Swindoll

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."
Paul Valery

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

"The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?"
Edwin Markham

"Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded."
Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Despair has its own calms."
Bram Stoker

"I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for."
Helen Suzman

"I'm always angry. I wake up angry. There is a lot to be angry about. Anger is a positive energy."
Thandie Newton

"Life is too short to work so hard."
Vivien Leigh

"The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success."
Paramahansa Yogananda

"The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully."
Henry Rollins

"Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily."
Napoleon Bonaparte

"Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?"
James Thurber

"But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean."
H. P. Lovecraft

"I don't use the Internet, but apparently you can find out everything on it."
Winona Ryder

"Indecision and reveries are the anesthetics of constructive action."
Sylvia Plath

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
Pablo Picasso

"I think anyone would want to see their favourite band in a small club over a large stadium."
Bill Wyman

"That's what heroic stories do for us. They show us the way. They remind us of the good we are capable of."
Sam Raimi

"Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning."
Denis Waitley

"The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness."
Lao Tzu

"The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance."
Nathaniel Branden

"I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time."
Wyclef Jean

"A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad."
Samuel Goldwyn

"I think one of the keys to better writing is releasing all of your ideas and to not be afraid. Dream big. This could be the greatest novel in the world you know."
Adora Svitak

"For me, the brand of the camera is not the most important thing. I think you can take good pictures with the camera on your phone."
Anja Niedringhaus

"Tell me what you read and I'll tell you who you are is true enough, but I'd know you better if you told me what you reread."
Francois Mauriac

"You have to be your biggest believer."
Marina and the Diamonds

"Reviewers are the worst laughers in the world."
Chris O'Dowd

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