"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."
Oscar Wilde

"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?"
Laurence J. Peter

"You don't pay taxes - they take taxes."
Chris Rock

"I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice."
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Age is not important unless you're a cheese."
Helen Hayes

"French is the language that turns dirt into romance."
Stephen King

"My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process."
Tadao Ando

"Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age."
Booth Tarkington

"Nothing can be done except little by little."
Charles Baudelaire

"The most effective way to do it, is to do it."
Amelia Earhart

"Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic."
Charles Eames

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
Maya Angelou

"Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts."
John Wooden

"Originality is the art of concealing your source."
Franklin P. Jones

"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."
Swami Sivananda

"Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit."
William Penn

"Silence is the mother of truth."
Benjamin Disraeli

"What strikes me is that there's a very fine line between success and failure. Just one ingredient can make the difference."
Andrew Lloyd Webber

"You exist only in what you do."
Federico Fellini

"To hold a pen is to be at war."

"Plodding wins the race."

"What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it."
Isaac Bashevis Singer

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
Albert Einstein

"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special."
Stephen Hawking

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward."
Amelia Earhart

"You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give."
Eleanor Roosevelt

"To curb the machine and limit art to handicraft is a denial of opportunity."
Lewis Mumford

"The more I think about it, the more I realise there is nothing more artistic than to love others."
Vincent Van Gogh

"Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great."
Rose Kennedy

"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."
Gustave Flaubert

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