"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
Mark Twain

"The ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations is central to making positive decisions."
Goldie Hawn

"Change is the end result of all true learning."
Leo Buscaglia

"Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over."
Ernest Hemingway

"The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest."
Deepika Padukone

"There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why."
William Barclay

"In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate."
Rene Descartes

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow."
Helen Keller

"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing."
Wernher von Braun

"True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision."
Edith Wharton

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind."
Rudyard Kipling

"You just do the best you can with what you've got... and sometimes magic strikes."
Sally Field

"Ignore the ignorant."
Ricky Martin

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter."
e. e. cummings

"Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone."
Gertrude Stein

"Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced."
John Keats

"Neither blame or praise yourself."
Plutarch

"Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light."
Dylan Thomas

"The starting point of all achievement is desire."
Napoleon Hill

"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it."
Lao Tzu

"There are mighty few people who think what they think they think."
Robert Henri

"All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price."
Juvenal

"I think there's a sort of satisfaction in defying people's expectations."
Gillian Jacobs

"Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going."
Tennessee Williams

"Insight is the first condition of Art."
George Henry Lewes

"You have to create something from nothing."
Ralph Lauren

"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
Oscar Wilde

"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one."
Jacques Yves Cousteau

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming."
Pablo Neruda

"Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge."
Isaac Bashevis Singer

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