What is now proved was only once imagined.Blake
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.Norman Podhoretz
I would not know what the spirit of a philosopher might wish more to be than a good dancer.Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 381
There is a great deal of wishful thinking in such cases it is the easiest thing of all to deceive ones self.Demosthenes
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.George Smith Patton, Jr.
On this planet, there are people with talents and people with flaws. The smart ones learn to use their talents, but the happy ones learn to accept their flaws.Dick Solomon, 3rd Rock From the Sun
The words you speak today should be soft and tender. . . for tomorrow you may have to eat them.
Just because swans mate for life, I don't think it's that big of a deal. First of all, if you're a swan, you're probably not going to find a swan that looks that much better than the one you've got, so why not mate for life