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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  • #2
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    “Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • #3
    Theodore Roosevelt
    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #4
    Pablo Picasso
    “Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ”
    Pablo Picasso, Pablo Picasso: Metamorphoses of the Human Form : Graphic Works, 1895-1972

  • #5
    “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”
    John Anster, The First Part of Goethe's Faust

  • #6
    Maya Angelou
    “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
    Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  • #7
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #8
    John Milton
    “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”
    John Milton, Paradise Lost

  • #9
    Peter S. Beagle
    “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”
    Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

  • #10
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • #11
    Anthony Robbins
    “If you can't you must, and if you must you can.”
    Anthony Robbins

  • #12
    Francis of Assisi
    “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
    St. Francis Of Assisi, The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

  • #13
    Oliver James
    “why are trying so hard to fit in, when you're born to stand out”
    Oliver James

  • #14
    Oliver James
    “Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for”
    Oliver James

  • #15
    “Champions have the courage to keep turning the pages because they know a better chapter lies ahead.”
    Paula White

  • #16
    Earl Nightingale
    “Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.”
    Earl Nightingale

  • #17
    Pablo Picasso
    “Everything you can imagine is real.”
    Pablo Picasso

  • #18
    Maya Angelou
    “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!”
    Maya Angelou

  • #19
    “You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending.”
    James R. Sherman, Rejection

  • #20
    Dalai Lama XIV
    “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
    The Dalai Lama

  • #21
    Mary Anne Radmacher
    “Lean forward into your life...catch the best bits and the finest wind. Just tip your feathers in flight a wee bit and see how dramatically that small lean can change your life.”
    Mary Anne Radmacher, Lean Forward Into Your Life: Begin Each Day as If It Were on Purpose

  • #22
    Niccolò Machiavelli
    “A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought… but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.”
    Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

  • #23
    Robert E.      Lee
    “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”
    Robert E. Lee

  • #24
    Haruki Murakami
    “Don't feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #25
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #26
    Haruki Murakami
    “Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You change direction but the sandstorm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over you play this out, like some ominous dance with death just before dawn. Why? Because this storm isn't something that blew in from far away, something that has nothing to do with you. This storm is you. Something inside of you. So all you can do is give in to it, step right inside the storm, closing your eyes and plugging up your ears so the sand doesn't get in, and walk through it, step by step. There's no sun there, no moon, no direction, no sense of time. Just fine white sand swirling up into the sky like pulverized bones. That's the kind of sandstorm you need to imagine.

    An you really will have to make it through that violent, metaphysical, symbolic storm. No matter how metaphysical or symbolic it might be, make no mistake about it: it will cut through flesh like a thousand razor blades. People will bleed there, and you will bleed too. Hot, red blood. You'll catch that blood in your hands, your own blood and the blood of others.

    And once the storm is over you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.”
    Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

  • #27
    Haruki Murakami
    “I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.”
    Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

  • #28
    Haruki Murakami
    “Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.”
    Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

  • #29
    Haruki Murakami
    “Time weighs down on you like an old, ambiguous dream. You keep on moving, trying to sleep through it. But even if you go to the ends of the earth, you won't be able to escape it. Still, you have to go there- to the edge of the world. There's something you can't do unless you get there.”
    Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

  • #30
    Haruki Murakami
    “There weren't any curtains in the windows, and the books that didn't fit into the bookshelf lay piled on the floor like a bunch of intellectual refugees.”
    Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart



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