"One needs more than ambition and talent to make a success of anything, really. There must be love and a vocation."
Jessye Norman

"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. (via Brainy Quote)"
Robert Green Ingersoll

"Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion."
Georg W Hegel

"Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it."
W. Clement Stone

"As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big."
Donald Trump

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
Leonardo DaVinci

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."
Andrew Carnegie

"Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics."
Coco Chanel

"Values are not trendy items that are casually traded in."
Ellen Goodman

"For both art and the historical sciences are modes of experiencing in which our own understanding of existence comes directly into play."
Hans-Georg Gadamer

"Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination."
Voltaire

"Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself."
Henry Miller

"A great artist is always before his time or behind it."
George Moore

"Art peels kitsch off of life. Kitsch peels life off of language. And: The more abstract art becomes, the more it becomes art. These are two splendid syllogisms. If only we could resolve them!"
Robert Musil

"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."
Oscar Wilde

"When one begins to purposefully perform acts of kindness, the spirit changes and soon doing good deeds becomes a focal point for our life; doing good begins to be the same as feeling good. The periods of emptiness when we search for the "meaning of it all" begin to fill with acts of kindness."
Gary Ryan Blair

"Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them."
Paul Gauguin

"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words."
Donna Roberts


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