"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
Andy Warhol

"Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal."
Charles Buxton

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
James Thurber

"Successful fiction does not need to be validated by 'real life'; I cringe whenever a writer is asked how much of a novel is 'real'."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"There are no explanations, there are no answers."
Jessica Lange

"Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered."
John Updike

"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right."
Henry Ford

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now."
Chinese Proverb

"The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination."
Elbert Hubbard

"Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop."
Ovid

"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen."
Frank Lloyd Wright

"To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal."
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. [via Brainy Quote]"
E. L. Doctorow

"Never mistake activity for achievement."
John R. Wooden

"We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground."
Jim Wallis

"You know more than you think. Trust yourself."
Dr. Benjamin McLane Spock

"Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity."
Marina Abramovic

"This has always been a motto of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work."
Bette Davis

"I really do believe that art changes the landscape of the world."
Marc Jacobs

"Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent."
Marlon Brando

"Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car."
E. B. White

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
Cecil B. DeMille

"Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."
Golda Meir

"It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

"Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness."
Napoleon Hill

"Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible."
Albert Einstein

"It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always."
Oprah Winfrey

"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start."
Nido Qubein

"Touch the earth, speak of love, walk on common ground."
Steven Van Zandt

"Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes."
Benjamin Franklin

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