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“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
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Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
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The Secret Life of the Love Song and The Flesh Made Word by Nick Cave
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The Aeneid by Virgil
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The Essential Neruda by Pablo Neruda
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This Craft of Verse by Jorge Luis Borges
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Mark Twain
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain

Friedrich Nietzsche
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

Frank Herbert
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Jim Henson
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
Jim Henson

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