Barbara Kafka Quotations

-Overweight is one of America’s major health problems; I think that is because we love our food too little, not too much. If it tastes fabulous, if every bite delights, if we really pay attention, we will end up eating … Read the rest

Pat Brown

When a man throws an empty cigarette package from an automobile, he is liable to a fine of $50. When a man throws a billboard across a view, he is richly rewarded.
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Jacques Barzun

-An artist has every right – one may even say a duty – to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.

-Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form – or else it is … Read the rest

Madeleine L’Engle Quotations

-When we are writing, or painting, or composing, we are, during the time of creativity, freed from normal restrictions, and are opened to a wider world, where colors are brighter, sounds clearer, and people more wondrously complex than we normally … Read the rest

Aleister Crowley

-The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
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Terry Waite

I remember saying three things to myself after I was taken hostage which somehow stood me in good stead.

No regrets – you haven’t done everything correctly, you’re bound to have made mistakes, but stick by what you’ve done.

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Felix E. Schelling

True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
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Alan Watts

Rigid people feel some basic disgust with wiggles. They want to get things straight. But who can straighten out water? Water is the essence of life.

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Warren Bennis Quotations

-Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that … Read the rest

Adlai Stevenson Quotations

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set.
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Charles Mingus Quotations

-Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can play weird–that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple complicated is commonplace–making the complicated simple, awesomely simple–that’s creativity.
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Philip Larkin Quotations

Why should I let the toad work
Squat on my life? … Ah, were I courageous enough
To shout, Stuff your pension!
But I know, all too well, that’s the stuff
That dreams are made on …
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Sergio Bamberen Quotations

-Decisions are a way of defining ourselves. There comes a time in life when there is nothing else to do but go your own way. Where you are headed there are no trails, no paths, just your own instincts.
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