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James Gurney
“Survival of all or none.
One raindrop raises the sea.
Weapons are enemies even to their owners.

Give more, take less.
Others first, self last.
Observe, listen, and learn.
Do one thing at a time.

Sing every day.
Exercise imagination.
Eat to live, don't live to eat.”
James Gurney, Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time

John Gillespie Magee Jr.
“High Flight

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
of sun-split clouds, — and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of — wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there,
I’ve chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air....

Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue
I’ve topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace.
Where never lark, or even eagle flew —
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
- Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.”
John Gillespie Magee Jr.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Carl Sagan
“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
Carl Sagan

Pablo Picasso
“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.”
Pablo Picasso

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A place for all things dragon... loosely based on the Dragons of the Covenant from my Darkfell series... A place to talk about dragons, from fiction t ...more
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The Men's Book Club group was created specifically for men, but all are welcome and encouraged to join! twitter.com/mensbookclub
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