“If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” ~ Lawrence Ferlinghetti
"I want to create wilderness out of empire." ~ Gary Snyder
"Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use." ~ Mark Twain
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."
~George Washington Carver
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." ~Albert Einstein
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character -- that is the goal of true education."
~Martin Luther King, Jr.
"You don't love because .... You love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults."
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense."
"It's in literature that true life can be found. It's under the mask of fiction that you can tell the truth." ~Gao Xingjian
"Fiction is the truth inside the lie." ~Stephen King
"Do what you will; this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction."
"It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise." ~Nancy Thayer
"If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." ~Jim Rohn
"Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do." ~John Wooden
“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ~Frederick Douglass
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players."
"Simplicity is the result of profound thought." ~Fortune Cookie
"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." ~C.S. Lewis
"The wise does at once what the fool does at last." ~Baltasar Gracian